Mt. Shavano Hatchery

7725 CR 154
Salida, Colorado 81201

(719) 539-6877

Field Trips at Mt. Shavano


  • Visitor Center featuring local fish and wildlife

  • Guided hatchery tour for up to 50 students*

  • "Feed the Fish" fish food dispensers

  • May be able to arrange other lessons on fish related topics

*larger groups may be split for more enjoyable experinece


Tours for school groups should be arranged as far in advance as possible to help ensure that sufficient staff and educational materials are on hand and that your group has a coordinated, enjoyable experience.


To inquire about setting up a tour please call the hatchery at 719-539-6877 or email hatchery manager Bryan Johnson at

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