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Fish Hatchery North Vancouver Attraction

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Fish Hatchery North Vancouver

Location: Capilano River Regional Park, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - just minutes from downtown Vancouver.

Directions: Capilano Road north (Capilano Road exit from Highway #1 or North Vancouver exit off Lions Gate Bridge, then left up Capilano Road) .5 km past the Suspension Bridge. Turn Left on to Capilano Park Road (Look for sign "Capilano River Regional Park") and proceed down 1 km to end of the road.
Hours of Operation: The hatchery's interpretive centre is open to the public every day of the year.
Safety: The canyon can be a very dangerous place for people of all ages because of the steep and slippery banks that lie within. Some areas of the canyon are marked with signs and fenced off. Remember that it is possible for the river level to become dangerously high within a short period of time. Be Aware. It is not possible to safeguard the entire park.

Do not leave valuables in parked cars or buses.

Species: Coho, Chinook and Steelhead
Best Times: Chinook Adults October - November
Coho Adults June - November
Steelhead Adults March - April
Coho Juveniles All Year
Chinook Juveniles March - May

Contact: Phone: 604-666-1790 between 8 AM - 4 PM
Fax: 604-666-1949
Mail: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Capilano Salmon Hatchery
4500 Capilano Park Road
North Vancouver, B.C. V7R 4L3

 

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