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Big Springs Trout Hatchery

Lewistown Montana

Listing Type: Fish Hatchery
City: Lewistown Montana
Region: Central Montana

The Big Springs Trout Hatchery provides cutthroat, rainbow, and brown trout, graylines, and kokanee salmon to locations all over Montana. The hatchery holds its maximum number of fish in the spring - up to 2 million at that time. The show pond features albino rainbow trout and fish as large as 15 pounds. Take short walks around the hatchery to see Big Spring Creek rising from the ground and to see waterfowl (look for wood ducks in the summer), white-tailed deer, muskrats, beavers, eagles, and belted kingfishers. Viewing is open from daylight to dusk year-round.

Directions: In Lewistown, take First avenue South, follow for about 4 miles, turning left on Highway 466, then proceed another 2 miles, the spring and upper hatchery are on the left side of the road.

Big Springs Trout Hatchery
Fish Hatchery Road, Lewistown, MT 59457

  • Barbecue
  • Hatchery
  • Nature
  • Photography
  • Tour
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Parking
  • Public Restroom

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