Ennis National Fish Hatchery
Mountain-Prairie Region

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Ennis National Fish Hatchery (NFH) is located in Madison County, 12 miles southwest of Ennis, Montana, along the northeastern foothills of the Gravelly Range. The hatchery is open 7 days a week from 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Visitors are welcome to take a self guided tour of our visitor center and walk through the hatchery building where eggs and small fish are reared. There is a kiosk in the parking lot with visitor information and tour directions. You and your family or group are always welcome to visit our hatchery at your leisure. Guided tours for groups are also available, please call to schedule one in advance. There is also a display pond with rainbow, blue and albino trout that weigh up to 20 pounds!


With over 3,000 visitors annually, the dedicated staff at the hatchery will normally be available to answer your questions. Education programs/tour are provided for the public and school groups when scheduled in advance.


The visitor center, display pond, rest room and drinking fountain are accessible to people with disabilities. Contact Ennis NFH at (406) 682-4847 for additional information. For more information about Ennis, visit Ennis Chamber of Commerce Homepage.

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