60 Abbott Hill Road, Newark, VT 05871
Visitor Hours: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, daily
Scheduling a large group or school tour? Please call (802) 467-3660
Visitor Center: No
Public facilities: Yes
About the FCS
The Bald Hill Fish Culture Station, located in Vermont’s scenic Northeast Kingdom, is one of Vermont’s most versatile fish hatcheries.In addition to raising coldwater fish species like trout and salmon the Bald Hill Fish Culture Station also produces walleye, a coldwater fish species.
The hatchery is also the home of Vermont’s landlocked Atlantic salmon broodstock. Every fall the large mature salmon are artificially spawned. Thousands of eggs are collected from each female fish and fertilized to supply eggs to other state and federal hatcheries.
Originally opened in 1952 as a trout and salmon hatchery.
Only fish hatchery raising landlocked Atlantic salmon broodstock. The mature salmon are spawned to supply eggs to other state and federal hatcheries.
Raises walleye for stocking Chittenden Reservoir and Island Pond.