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Moccasin Creek Hatchery

NOTICE! Moccasin Hatchery is temporarily closed due to flooding.

At the intersection of highways 120 and 49, Moccasin Creek Hatchery is a trout hatchery in the Mother Lode foothill region of the western Sierra Nevada range. Don Pedro Reservoir is minutes away, as well as the Red Hills Interpretive Trail. Yosemite National Park is about 1 hour east of this visitor-friendly fish hatchery. Check for dates of Annual Trout Fest!

Moccasin Creek Hatchery Sign

Visitor Information


Open 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Phone Number

(209) 989-2312


Intersection of Hwy 120 and Hwy 49, Moccasin, CA. 95347


The entrance road is on Highway 49, near the junction of Highway 120, 20 miles south of Sonora. (Tuolumne County) MAP

Nearby is the Red Hills Interpretative nature trail and bald eagle viewing. Half an hour drive puts you at the longest covered bridge west of the Mississippi. An hour drive east and you will be at the Yosemite National Park.

Be sure to join us for the annual Trout Fest! For information email:

Fisheries Branch
830 S Street, Sacramento, CA 95811 | (916) 327-8840

Moccasin Creek Hatchery
Moccasin Creek Hatchery 2015

The Intersection of Hwy 120 and Hwy 49, Moccasin, CA 95347
Phone (209) 989-2312
Email Moccasin Creek Hatchery