Edenton National Fish Hatchery

Near Edenton, North Carolina

Edenton National Fish Hatchery does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


The Edenton National Fish Hatchery, located in the historic port town of Edenton, North Carolina, has been producing fish for public use and restoration since the Hatchery was established in 1898. Edenton National Fish Hatchery provides interjurisdictional fish restoration (striped bass) for the Roanoke, Tar-Pamlico Neuse River Systems, South Carolina and Virginia, and provides technical assistance and rearing capacity in the recovery of Cape Fear shiners. Visitors are welcome! We have public aquarium and indoor classroom, and nature trail—raised boardwalk through wetland. There is an Annual Fishing Rodeo and a Hatchery Open House in June.