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Nimbus Fish Hatchery

Located in eastern Sacramento County, Nimbus Hatchery raises Chinook salmon and steelhead for release to the American River. The Nimbus Hatchery Visitor Center offers fun and educational activities for children and adults of all ages. Enjoy the on-site nature trail along the American River to view wildlife, as well as the American River Parkway trail directly adjacent to the Nimbus Hatchery.

Nimbus Hatchery Visitor Center photos

Visitor Information

Hours

Visitor Center open daily 9:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. Closed Christmas Day.

Raceways (fish rearing ponds) open daily 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Phone Number

(916) 358-2884

Address

2001 Nimbus Road, Suite F, Gold River, CA 95670

Directions

Off Highway 50, 18 miles east of Sacramento. Travel north on Hazel Ave. 0.7 mile, make a left hand turn at Gold Country Blvd. Travel 200 yards to the parking lot entrance on the right. MAP

Tour Information

Educational Information



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


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2001 Nimbus Road, Suite F, Gold River, CA 95670
Phone (916) 358-2821
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