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Little Grassy Fish Hatchery

1258 Hatchery Lane
Makanda, IL 62958
(618) 529-4100

Sunday 8:30am - 3:30pm
Monday 8:30am - 3:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 3:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 3:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 3:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 3:30pm
Saturday 8:30am - 3:30pm
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Little Grassy Fish Hatchery is Illinois' warm-water hatchery. Located 7 miles south of Carbondale, the hatchery utilizes water from Little Grassy Lake for production.

Open to the public 7 days a week during both production season and non-production season. Walk-in visitors as well as scheduled group tours are welcome. Scheduled tours can be adjusted to suit time constraints of visitors as well as age group and knowledge base of visitors.