Public Activities

Enhance your adventure to Bow Habitat Station! A selection of activities available to all ages and abilities are offered throughout the year. Check back regularly as programs change with the seasons.

Fish Hatchery Adventures – Until Oct 1, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: The Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery will be closing for renovations on October 2, 2017. Hurry in for a tour or feeding before it’s too late!

Adventures depart promptly at their set start time – late admittance is not permitted. As a working environment, participants must:

  • Wash their hands prior to entering;
  • Walk across a disinfectant mat to clean shoes; and

Closed-toe shoes are recommended. Persons with severe fish allergies should not enter the hatchery environment.

A group of kids look over the edge of a trough filled with thousands of young rainbow trout fry

Fish Hatchery Tours (30-mins)

Take a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to raise over a million trout each year - from egg to fry - on a guided tour. Plus, get a hands-on experience of what it's like to feed thousands of trout all at once at the end of the tour!

Tue-Sun: 12:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m.
Fee: $5 Adults, $3 Youth (children 3 & under free with an adult)
Young boy leaning over fish pool gives thumbs up to adult rainbow trout in large pond

Fish Feedings (15-mins)

Short on time or attention? Get a hands-on experience of what it's like to feed thousands of trout - all at once - on a guided trip into the Fish Hatchery!

Tue-Fri: 11:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m.
Sat-Sun: 11:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m.
Fee: $2 Adults, $2 Youth (children 3 & under free with an adult)


Updated: Sep 5, 2017