North Attleboro National Fish Hatchery

Near North Attleboro, Massachusetts

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


The North Attleboro National Fish Hatchery produces American shad for restoration efforts in the Charles River in Massachusetts, and the Pawcatuck and Pawtuxet Rivers in Rhode Island, and raises native brook trout for local youth fishing derbies. We are open M-F. Come visit the North Attleboro National Fish Hatchery’s park-like 235 acres, with an interpretive nature trail, a StoryWalk trail, and native plant and pollinator gardens. We are open to the public 8:00 am to 3:45 pm, Monday through Saturday, and closed on Sunday and federal holidays. We also provide tours of the hatchery on weekdays with advanced planning—please call to schedule a tour. Tours typically run 45 minutes.