Kinzua Dam and Allegheny National Fish Hatchery Tour

Date/Time
Date(s) - Saturday, Oct 06, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location
Allegheny National Fish Hatchery

Categories


Audubon Community Nature Center will host Kinzua Dam and Allegheny National Fish Hatchery tour on Saturday, October 6 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  

Meet at the Allegheny National Fish Hatchery, 6616 Hemlock Road, Warren, PA.

Guests will begin the day with a guided tour inside the USFWS Allegheny National Fish Hatchery which is one of eleven National Fish Hatcheries working to restore, enhance and maintain heritage fisheries throughout the Northeast Region.  The Allegheny Hatchery produces lake trout for restoration in Lakes Erie and Ontario.

Following the hatchery tour ACNC guests will enjoy a scenic drive across the top of Kinzua Dam followed by a picnic lunch* at the USACE Visitor Center and then an afternoon tour inside the heart of USACE’s Kinzua Dam. (*BYO Lunch, or order a box lunch with your registration. Optional box lunch includes sandwich wrap (choice of  ham, turkey, roast beef, or veggie), pasta salad, potato chips, cookie, water or soda)

Following the guided tour of the dam, participants will be released to explore the area on their own.

Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy, comfortable shoes.

Please note, because Kinzua Dam is a secure federal facility, PREREGISTRATION is REQUIRED in order to secure clearance from the USACE for admission.

Adult visitors age 18 and older must be US Citizens. To obtain clearance, each adult guest will need to provide 1) full name, 2) date-of-birth, 3) home address, and 4) driver’s license number upon registration. Children (<18) need only provide full name and date-of-birth. (For children, write “none” in the Driver’s License box.)

Donation to ACNC is $45 per person and the optional box lunch is $10.

Children 9 and up must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration must be made by Friday, September 28. For more information call (716) 569-2345 or go online.