Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery
Southwest Region

Visitors

Lake Mead NPS maintains a fishing pier just south of the fish hatchery entrance. Anglers interested can drop in without reservations or fees. A state fishing license is required, which can be purchased at the Willow Beach Marina along with basic fishing gear. Popular fish include; Striped bass, Largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and Rainbow trout.

For more detailed information on Willow Beach and the Black Canyon area, please visit the Lake Mead National Recreation Area website.

Visitor Center Hours

The hatchery is open for visitors 7 days a week.
Hours are 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Arizona time)

Driving Directions

From Las Vegas, NV:

  • Drive south on highway 93
  • Turn right on Willow Beach Rd at mile marker 14
  • Continue 4.5 miles to the hatchery entrance

From Kingman, AZ:

  • Drive north on highway 93
  • Turn left on Willow Beach Rd at mile marker 14
  • Continue 4.5 miles to the hatchery entrance

Tours

During visiting hours guests are welcome to enjoy a self guided tour of the outside hatchery area. There is an information kiosk, brochures and of course lots of fish to enjoy.

Guided tours are available by appointment, please contact the hatchery to arrange a guided tour.

Accomplishments

Last updated: July 23, 2014