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Visited here on a day tour of Vancouver. There are a few information boards on the walls and a salmon tank at the end but no staff or facilities on site. We were allocated 20 minutes here but were done in 10 and quite honestly...More
Personally, I find these type of science and educational visitor sites fun because it's a great teaching opportunity. My boys have developed an interest in science and nature, so I'd like to further their interest and curiosity. The hatchery is nothing fancy, and quite frankly,...More
This was a stop on our "Vancouver Delights" tour. While this was not the spawning season (apparently), the only fish we saw were congregated together in a see-through tank. Curiously enough, they all were facing the same direction. There's probably some component of fish psychology...More
If you like to eat, catch, and watch salmon then this is the place to be. Well designed and informative, the highlight is the amazing fish ladder where you can follow the salmon as they move to their final resting place to spawn the next...More
We tried to get into parking for the Capilano Bridge at peak time. Then decided to park at the Fish Hatchery instead and the surrounding trails are amazing! Giant Fir, Hemlock and Cedar between here and the dam.
We decided to go here at the last second really not knowing anything about it. What a great decision. This place is beautiful! From walking the steps to the paths and along the river to the hatchery was magnificent. We took the Coho trail and...More
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One thing we learned was that different species return to lay eggs at different times during the spring/ summer. When we were there in late June, salmon were in the river and also in the area at the top of the ladder but we... More
One thing we learned was that different species return to lay eggs at different times during the spring/ summer. When we were there in late June, salmon were in the river and also in the area at the top of the ladder but we did not see them “running” up the ladder.