Edenton National Fish Hatchery

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Edenton National Fish Hatchery


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - March - mid-December
  • Hours - 7:30 am - 3:30 pm daily


  • 1104 West Queen Street

    Edenton,   NC   27932


The hatchery consists of 36 ponds and two fish culture buildings, plus a small public aquarium showing local area native fishes. Bird-watching is popular at the hatchery, which is part of the Charles Kuralt Nature Trail. The boardwalk leads you out to Pembroke Creek. Depending on season, you can see shad, herring, striped bass, lake sturgeon, and other species being raised at the hatchery for stocking into public waters.

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1104 West Queen Street
Edenton NC 27932


Latitude: 36° 3' 25.2" / Longitude: -76° 38' 19.32"

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