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Creston Fish and Wildlife Center

Kalispell Montana

Listing Type: Fish Hatchery
City: Kalispell Montana
Region: Glacier Country

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The outdoor facilities at Creston Fish and Wildlife Center are open to visitors during daylight hours 7 days a week, year-round. Fingerlings and older fish live in the outdoor raceways. You can also walk along Mill Creek which flows next to the Hatchery raceways, enjoy a picnic on the banks of Jessup Mill Pond (across the road from the hatchery) where you may see an osprey or kingfisher returning to it's nest.

The hatchery building is open from 8:00am - 4:00pm daily. You are welcome to step inside and learn about the history of the hatchery. Larger visitor groups can arrange for guided tours of hatchery facilities by calling in advance.

The Swan Refuge provides bird watching and possibly a glimpse of larger wildlife. There are no facilities at the Refuge.

Directions: Creston Fish and Wildlife Center is located approximately 10 miles east of Kalispell on Highway 35. Turn north off Highway 35 onto Creston Hatchery Road, the hatchery is located 1 mile off the highway

.The Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located approximately 38 miles southeast of the Creston Hatchery in the Swan Valley along Highway 83.

Creston Fish and Wildlife Center
780 Creston Hatchery Road, Kalispell, MT 59901

  • Nature Area
  • Environmental
  • Bird Watching
  • Hatchery
  • Nature
  • Picnicking
  • Walking
  • Photography
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Public Restroom
  • Unescorted Tour

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