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Neosho National Fish Hatchery



Created: 2017/07/16 11:06 PM         Last Updated: 2017/10/16 11:06 PM


Attraction Details Attraction Name:Neosho National Fish Hatchery

Attraction Type: Fish Hatchery

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The Neosho National Fish Hatchery (NFH), established in 1888, is the oldest operating Federal Fish Hatchery in the U.S. Neosho was chosen for the hatchery site because of access to spring water and the railroad. We serve to provide recovery efforts for endangered Pallid Sturgeon; provide protection for endangered Ozark Cavefish; provide recovery efforts for threatened or endangered Native Mussels; provide restoration efforts for candidate species, Lake Sturgeon; provide restoration efforts for candidate species, Paddlefish; provide mandated mitigation of Rainbow Trout for Lake Taneycomo, MO; provide outreach and educational opportunities for the public through guided hatchery tours & offsight presentations. We have a .3 mile walking trail that is paved with asphalt, which circles the hatchery, winding between ponds, raceways, buildings, picnic areas, and trees.




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Phone Number:(417) 451-0554

E-Mail:Dave_Hendrix@fws.gov

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520 E. Park Street Neosho MO USA

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Latitude:36.8869629

Longitude:-94.3835136

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The town of Neosho was chosen for the hatchery site because of access to spring water and the railroad. The first source of water for the hatchery was Hearrell Spring.






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