Our address is: 5 Table Mountain Blvd, Oroville, CA 95965
Telephone: (530) 538-2222 TTY: (916) 653-6226
Parking for the hatchery is up a small hill at the first right after entering the main entrance.
There are stairs leading down to the hatchery. Handicap parking is straight ahead after the
entrance and across from the main office.
Parking for the barrier dam is via the first left after entering the main entrance. This will
lead under the bridge and around to the barrier dam visitor plaza.
We look forward to your visit with us !
| Operated by the
Department of Fish and Game with funding by the Department of Water Resources and the State Water Contractors,
the hatchery is open to the public year-round. Visiting hours are from 8 a.m. to sundown.
To schedule a tour of the hatchery or other Oroville-Thermalito Complex facilities, call the DWR's Oroville Field Division at
School classes and the public may visit the hatchery year-round, but the artificial spawning operation occurs
on weekdays from late September through mid-November.
Guided group tours during the spawning season should be scheduled 30 days in advance.
For more information about the State Water Project and accessibility, call the California Department of Water
Resources' Public Affairs Office at 1-800-272-8869.