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Kooskia National Fish Hatchery, ID

Fish and Wildlife Service


Kooskia National Fish Hatchery was established to rear spring chinook salmon for release in to the Clearwater River basin. The hatchery is located 1.5 miles southeast of Kooskia, Idaho near the confluence of Clear Creek and the Middle Fork Clearwater River. Smolts released from the hatchery return 2-3 years later as 7-20 pound adults.

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Route 1
Box 98A
Phone: (208) 926-4272


Kooskia National Fish Hatchery is located 2 miles east of Kooskia on Clear Creek Road. Take either bridge exit off Highway 12 and follow the posted signs to the main hatchery entrance. Hatchery hours are daily 7:30am to 4pm. Closed major holidays. helps you discover and book trips to all of America's public places.
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