Fish Hatchery in Nelson County

Each year approximately 170,000 newly hatched brook, brown and rainbow trout are nurtured to maturity at this rearing station, then released to stock all trout waters east of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Fish at various stages of maturity are visible in cascading pools. The facility is operated by the Virginia Dept of Game and Inland Fisheries. Picnic table and restrooms are available. One-half mile off Rt 56.