Capilano Salmon Hatchery, North Vancouver

3.7
#1 of 6 in Wildlife in North Vancouver
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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  • We really liked learning about the Salmon life cycle and the hatchery facility. It doesn't require much time to visit, but it's also located in a beautiful park with nice hiking trails and scenery.  more »
  • The visit along the way and at the end of our hike was the informative and not crowded Hatchery. This an excellent place for anyone to come if they have never experienced how the salmon live.  more »
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