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Hot Creek Trout Hatchery

Just south of Mammoth Lakes, Hot Creek Hatchery is a historic site of trout production and a major supplier of trout for the excellent fishing in nearby lakes and streams. The Owens River, Lake Crowley, geothermal sites of interest, beautiful alpine lakes and Mammoth Mountain are all within a short drive of Hot Creek Hatchery. Check for dates of Annual Trout Fest!

Trout Fest at Hot Creek Hatchery
Trout Fest at Hot Creek Hatchery


Stocking rainbow trout for anglers CDFW photo by David Hunter
Stocking rainbow trout for anglers

Visitor Information

Hours

Open 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Phone Number

(760) 934-2664

Address

121 Hot Creek Hatchery Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Location

Eastern Sierra

Directions

From the south (Bishop) travel north on 395 about 35 miles north of Bishop, turn right on Hot Creek Hatchery Road for half mile, turn right to continue on Hot Creek Hatchery Road, take first left to the visitor parking lot.

From the north travel south on 395 about 3 miles past Highway 203 to Mammoth Lakes exit 395 by turning left onto Hot Creek Hatchery Road, travel a half mile on Hot Creek Hatchery Road and then turn right to continue on Hot Creek Hatchery Road, take first left to the visitor parking lot. MAP

Be sure to join us for the annual Trout Fest! For information email: troutfest@wildlife.ca.gov




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Hot Creek Hatchery-staff

121 Hot Creek Hatchery Road,
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
Phone (760) 934-2664
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