Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery, Independence

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  • You gotta stop here. Watch the video, read the story of the guy who body surfed down a mudslide (no joke) and feed the fish in the pond out front. They're massive!!! Very cool hidden gem. No charge th...  more »
  • The hatchery was a very pleasant surprise on a recent road trip up HWY 395. You could take a picture in front of it and convince people you were in Switzerland or somewhere like that. Staff was friend...  more »
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  • A great place to visit when traveling the Eastern Sierra. The kids love feeding the trout in the pond and the history and architecture of the building are fascinating. Once funded by the Department of Fish and Wildlife, this magnificent location is now run entirely by a non-profit organization and volunteers, so please consider leaving even a small donation.
  • Super nice people, volunteers that are rebuilding and managing the hatchery. Please think about making a donation. Also I recommend buying some fish food and going to the trout pond, it's well stocked and includes some huge rainbow trout, including one absolute tank of a rainbow, by far the largest one I've ever seen.

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