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Kooskia National Fish Hatchery is located in Idaho County. The site lies approximately 3 miles east of the town of Kooskia, Idaho and is adjacent to Clear Creek which flows into the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River.

Directions: At Kooskia, Idaho take either bridge exit off Highway 12, follow posted signs to the main hatchery entrance. Hatchery hours are daily 7:30am to 4pm. Closed major holidays. Our hatchery telephone number is (208) 926-4272.

Other Facilities in the Complex

Dworshak National Fish Hatchery Complex is located at the confluence of the North Fork and mainstem Clearwater River in Ahsahka, Idaho, three miles west of Orofino, Idaho. The Complex consists of Dworshak National Fish Hatchery, Idaho Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office, and Kooskia National Fish Hatchery located at Kooskia, Idaho (managed by the Nez Perce Tribe).  The Idaho Fish Health Center is co-located at the Dworshak Complex as well. Dworshak hatchery production is co-managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Nez Perce Tribe.


Kooskia National Fish Hatchery
318 Toll RoadKooskia,ID83539-5190
Hours of Operation
The hatchery is open daily from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm.
We are closed on major holidays