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Hagerman Wildlife Management Area & Hatchery, Idaho
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Description: 2950-foot elevation. The refuge encompasses 880 acres of managed habitat for upland game birds and waterfowl. The area is on a terrace on the Snake River, and natural springs feed marshes, irrigate croplands, and give water to the hatchery. A mild climate keeps the waters ice-free during the winter, attracting thousands of ducks, geese, and raptors. The addition of nesting boxes has increased the number of birds, including herons and other shorebirds, who stay through the spring to hatch and rear their young. Fishing for rainbow trout, largemouth bass and bluegill. Hunting for ducks, geese, pheasant, quail, and mule deer.

The hatchery raises several strains of rainbow trout and various specialty species for statewide distribution. Wildlife viewing blind at Riley Creek Pond. Hiking trails lead to and around Oster Lakes. The state fish hatchery has a visitor center, fish viewing sites, and information displays. Guided group tours are by reservation. Also located nearby is Hagerman National Fish Hatchery, part of the US Fish and Wildlife Refuge System.


Location: Take I-84 to exit 141 then go south 12.5 miles on US 30, past the turnoff for the National Fish Hatchery, and turn east at the sign.

Address: Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Magic Valley Regional Office
324 S. 417 East
Jerome, ID  83338
Phone: (208) 324-4359

Season: year round

Fee: no

Reservations: no
Activities
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 Biking  Fishing  Picnicking
 Boating (Motorized)  Hiking/Backpacking  Scenic Driving
 Boating (Non-motorized)  Horseback Riding  
 Boating (WW)  Hunting  Water Sports
 Camping    Wildlife Viewing
 Caving  Off Highway Vehicles  Winter Sports
 Climbing    

Services and Facilities
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 Visitor Center  Group Campgnd  RV Sites
  Exhibits  Campgnd, Primitive  Electric Hookup
 Interpretive Programs  Drinking Water  Dump Station
 Cultural-Historic Sites  Restrooms  Boat Ramp
 Campgnd, Developed  Showers  Marina
 Rental Cabins

Notes: Pets must be leashed except bird dogs during hunting season. Hatchery address: 1060 State Fish Hatchery Road Hagerman ID 83332 (208)837-4892
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