H. B. Parsons Fish Hatchery - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member vulture1957
N 35° 35.035 W 097° 36.140
14S E 626630 N 3938699
Quick Description: HB Parsons Fish Hatchery 10940 N Meridian Ave Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73120 Oklahoma's only municipal hatchery, provides 1.2 million fishes annually for the city's fishing lakes. Species include walleye, striped bass, sunfish and channel catfish.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 4/28/2021 10:02:03 AM
Waymark Code: WM146BH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman
Views: 1

Long Description:
This hatchery is part of the City of Oklahoma City's Parks and Recreation Department. It is located just north of the Lake Hefner dam on the north side of W Hefner Rd. The hatchery now has 6 one-acre ponds.

The area is also a boon for local wildlife. It is usual to see deer browsing on the vegetation between the ponds, and many waterfowl raise their young on the property. When I was there to take pictures for this waymark, there were a good number of Canada geese and their goslings around the ponds, and I could see an egret standing just onshore of one pond.

Type of Facility: Fish Hatchery

Management Agency: County/Local Government

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Has a Vistor Center: no

Offers Tours: yes

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