Coleman National Fish Hatchery
California and Nevada Region

Location & Directions

lFrom Redding Municipal Airport
  • On the airport exit road turn left onto Airport Road and go 2.9 mi. (you will be going toward Anderson). Turn left on Stingy Lane (just past the 7-eleven store).
  • Proceed down Stingy Lane 2.4 mi. Stingy Lane turns into Balls Ferry, stay on Balls Ferry until the intersection with Deschutes Road, turn left on Deschutes.
  • Stay on Deschutes for 400 ft. and turn right, again onto Balls Ferry Road. From this point on brown “Coleman” signs are located prior to intersections leading to the hatchery.
  • Stay on Balls Ferry Road for 3 miles and turn left on Ash Creek Road.
  • Stay on Ash Creek for 1.2 miles and turn right onto Gover Road.
  • Stay on Gover Road for 1.5 miles and turn left onto Coleman Fish Hatchery Road (there is a left bend in the road prior to this intersection).
  • Stay on Coleman Fish road for approx. 2 miles the hatchery is on the right side of the road with a big brown sign in front.

Traveling North on I-5

  • Take the Jellys Ferry Road exit north of Red Bluff and at the end of the exit ramp turn right.
  • Proceed 14.1 miles and turn right onto Coleman Fish Hatchery Road (brown sign at intersection).
  • Proceed approximately 2 miles the hatchery is on the right side of the road with a big brown sign in front.

Aerial Photo of Coleman National Fish Hatchery
Source: USFWS

Traveling South on I-5
  • Take the Deschutes exit (Factory Outlet Drive) and turn left at the end of the exit ramp. You will go under I-5 and after stopping at the stop sign, you will continue on Deschutes approximately 2 miles and turn right onto Balls Ferry Road (you will see a brown sign).
  • Stay on Balls Ferry Road for 3 miles and turn left on Ash Creek Road.
  • Stay on Ash Creek for 1.2 miles and turn right onto Gover Road.
  • Stay on Gover Road for 1.5 miles and turn left onto Coleman Fish Hatchery Road (there is a left bend in the road prior to this intersection).
  • Stay on Coleman Fish road for approx. 2 miles the hatchery is on the right side of the road with a big brown sign in front.

Last updated: September 17, 2012