Capilano Salmon Hatchery, North Vancouver

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Nestled in the heart of the Capilano River Regional Park sits Capilano Salmon Hatchery, a farm that works to protect coho, chinook, and steelhead salmon stocks. Look through the glass-walled fish tanks and witness salmon leaping a meter high up the fish ladder during their upstream migration. The farm offers an educational insight into how the fish develop from eggs until they are fully grown and released into the river spring. The lush park surroundings offer a perfect environment for hiking or having a picnic. Visit the gift shop operated by the Pacific Salmon Foundation. Plan to visit Capilano Salmon Hatchery and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended North Vancouver attractions using our North Vancouver journey planner.
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  • Humankind with overfishing, pollutions, dams, etc. has contributed to the decline of the salmon population. Though controversial, salmon enhancement hatcheries exist to improve the odds of more salmon...  more »
  • A nice little stop of on our excursion and some interesting facts. Pretty surroundings. Dont dismiss it  more »
  • Astonishing place. You get to see nature at its best. Many, many things to see and lots of trails to walking along the forest. Make sure you don't go on your own and know exactly where you are. Watch ...  more »
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