In accordance with the City of Calgary Vaccine Passport Bylaw 65M2021, visitors ages 12 and older must provide proof of vaccination, proof of a negative test result, or a medical exemption from vaccine letter to enter Bow Habitat Station.

For full details, check Bow Habitat Station’s COVID-19 Response page.

Fish Hatchery

view of the Fish Hatchery at Bow Habitat Station.

Since opening in 1973, over 50 million trout have been raised at the Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery. Trout are raised from egg to fry and stocked into over 200 different lakes across the province as a part of Alberta's fish stocking program.

The Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery is one of four provincially-operated fish culture facilities, and is a key element in Alberta’s Fish Stocking Program.

Public Access

Due to the working environment of the Fish Hatchery, public access is limited. Visit the Public Activities page for details on accessing the Fish Hatchery.

As the feed used within the hatchery contains fish products, those with severe fish allergies are not recommended to enter the hatchery.

Dive Deeper

Learn more about Alberta’s fish stocking program.


Updated: Sep 10, 2021