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Bluewater Springs Trout Hatchery

Hatchery on Bluewater Creek

Moderate AccessibilityModerate Accessibility

 
 

 
Open: null - null
Size: 90 acres
Elevation: 3970 ft
Nearest Town:

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Posted

Pets must be on a leash at all times.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Posted Jul 30, 2014

Stage I Fire Restrictions
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Hatchery office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Grounds are open to public visitation daylight to dark 7 days a week. Group Tours are arranged by contacting hatchery personnel.

The hatchery is named after its water supply, a spring with a distinctive blue color, and 58°F water. Fish from this station are generally stocked in the south, central and eastern sections of the state. Arlee, Eagle Lake and Erwin strains of rainbow trout, Yellowstone cutthroat and grayling are reared annually.

Bluewater Springs Trout Hatchery Hatchery is located on Bluewater Creek 12 miles from the mouth on the left hand side as you face downstream. 

Directions
Directions

Bluewater Springs Hatchery is located 8.5 miles east of Bridger, Montana. Turn east at the only flashing yellow light in the center of town. Cross the river and railroad tracks. Then take an immediate left onto the oil road. After one mile leave the oil road at the intersection and turn onto East Bridger road straight over the hill past the power substation. Six more miles through sage brush covered hills and flats on the gravel and gumbo road to Bluewater Crk Road and take a right over the
(Lat 45.332, Lng -108.803)

Contact Information
Contact Information

If you have questions or comments please send mail to: Bluewater Springs Trout Hatchery, PO Box 423 Bridger, MT, MT  59014  or call 406-668-7443 .

Restrictions & Closures
Restrictions & Closures
Pet Restriction
Pets must be on a leash at all times.
Stage I Fire Restriction
Stage I Fire Restrictions
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