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Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center

Visitors to this site in Oxford, New Jersey (Warren County), have the opportunity to see one of the nation's foremost trout hatcheries. Colorful and interactive exhibits and displays make for an informative educational experience for individuals and families. Each month the center features diverse weekend programs, such as fishing education activities and orienteering skills. There are no fees for the programs. The hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center are open Monday through Friday (except holidays), 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Fishing lessons are offered at the hatchery's pond.

  • Facilities include wildlife displays, picnic grounds, trails, a self-guided trail, and guided hikes that explore the hatchery's sprawling 4,000 acres.

Target Audience(s)
General public, organizations, educators, students of all ages

Additional Information
Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center
Division of Fish and Wildlife, NJDEP
Division of Fish and Wildlife Logo 605 Pequest Road
Oxford NJ 07863
Phone: 908-637-4125
Fax: 908-637-6735
Current Programs:
Group Programs link