Just south of Mammoth Lakes in the Eastern Sierra, Hot Creek Hatchery is a historic site of trout production and a major supplier of trout for the excellent fishing in nearby lakes and streams. The Owens River, Lake Crowley, geothermal sites of interest, beautiful alpine lakes and Mammoth Mountain are all within a short drive.
Be sure to join us for the annual Trout Fest! Email TroutFest@wildlife.ca.gov for information
Visitor Information (Closed to the Public)
HOT CREEK TROUT HATCHERY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC, due to winter weather damage.
Location: 121 Hot Creek Hatchery Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
Hours: Open 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Contact: (760) 934-2664, HotCreek@wildlife.ca.gov
From the south (Bishop): travel north on 395 about 35 miles north of Bishop, turn right on Hot Creek Hatchery Road for half mile, turn right to continue on Hot Creek Hatchery Road, take first left to the visitor parking lot.
From the north: travel south on 395 about 3 miles past Highway 203 to Mammoth Lakes exit 395 by turning left onto Hot Creek Hatchery Road, travel a half mile on Hot Creek Hatchery Road and then turn right to continue on Hot Creek Hatchery Road, take first left to the visitor parking lot. MAP(opens in new tab)
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