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Green Lake National Fish Hatchery - Hiking

Maine, United States

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Green Lake National Fish Hatchery ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Green Lake National Fish Hatchery?

The Green Lake National Fish Hatchery in Maine is a facility that raises and stocks fish in local waterways. The hatchery was established in 1902 and is now the oldest federal fish hatchery in the United States. The hatchery is open to the public and offers tours of the facility. Visitors can see the fish being raised in the hatchery's ponds and learn about the process of stocking fish in local waterways.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-68.4388873
44.6237559

What are the coordinates and address of Green Lake National Fish Hatchery?

Green Lake National Fish Hatchery
(207) 667-9531
1 Hatchery Way, Ellsworth, ME 04605, USA

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Starting Point

The Green Lake National Fish Hatchery is located in Greenville, Maine. To get to the start of the trails, take exit 63 off of Interstate 95 and head east on Route 15. The hatchery will be on your left.

Why visit Green Lake National Fish Hatchery

The Green Lake National Fish Hatchery in Maine is a great place to visit because it is home to a variety of fish species, including trout, salmon, and bass. The hatchery also offers educational programs that teach visitors about the importance of fish conservation and how to properly care for fish. In addition, the hatchery has a beautiful location on Green Lake, which offers great opportunities for fishing, hiking, and bird watching.

Is Green Lake National Fish Hatchery in Maine a good place for the whole family?

I'm not familiar with that particular hatchery, but most hatcheries have areas where visitors can watch fish being raised and sometimes fed. They also usually have displays with information about the hatchery and the fish it raises.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Green Lake National Fish Hatchery in Maine include fishing, hiking, and bird watching.

1. Hiking: There are a number of hiking trails in the area, including the Appalachian Trail, which passes right by the hatchery.

2. Fishing: The hatchery is a great place to fish, with plenty of trout and salmon in the lake.

3. Boating: You can rent boats at the hatchery or bring your own to enjoy a day on the lake.

4. Swimming: The lake is perfect for swimming, and there's also a beach area where you can relax in the sun.

5. Picnicking: There are several picnic areas around the lake where you can enjoy a meal outdoors.

Where to eat?

1. The Green Lake National Fish Hatchery Visitor Center Café offers a variety of food options, including sandwiches, salads, soups, and desserts.

2. The Green Lake National Fish Hatchery Gift Shop sells snacks, drinks, and souvenirs.

3. The Green Lake National Fish Hatchery Marina Store offers sandwiches, pizzas, ice cream, and other snacks.

4. The Green Lake National Fish Hatchery Boat Launch Area has a small concession stand that sells hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, and drinks.

5. The town of Greenville has several restaurants and cafes that offer a variety of food options.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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