Visitors are welcome at Alchesay and Williams Creek. Picnic facilities, rest rooms, and interpretative displays are available. Wildlife is abundant at both hatcheries. Reservation permits are required when camping or fishing on Indian lands. These may be purchased in the nearby town of Whiteriver or surrounding areas.
Visitor Center Hours
Daily (including weekends) from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
From Whiteriver, Az:
From Pinetop, AZ:
General hatchery tours are self-guided at both facilities. Some areas of both facilities are accessible for people with disabilities. Guided hatchery tours may also be arranged for large groups or organizations by advance request. There are guest logs and visitor information available at each station. For questions or arrangements contact either hatchery at (928) 338-4901 or (928) 334-2346.
Unguided tours using the nature trail and interpretive signs may be enjoyed during the normal visitor center hours listed above.
Picnic facilities, rest rooms, and an interpretive display are available for the use of the visiting public. Reservation permits are required when camping or fishing on surrounding Indian lands.
The Alchesay-Williams Creek National Fish Hatchery is also featured on the myRefuge App for iPads/iPhones. This mobile maplet features information on National Wildlife Refuges.