Burton Trout Hatchery
Clarkesville, GA 30523
Lake Burton Trout Hatchery is located in Rabun County at Moccasin Creek State Park next to Lake Burton. This state facility raises trout to harvestable size (9 inches) for stocking in the cold-water streams of North Georgia.
Visitors will see raceways for growing trout at Burton Trout Hatchery. Angler fishing is allowed in a special regulations section of Moccasin Creek.
Tour Lake Burton Hatchery to see rainbow and brown trout being raised for stocking into mountain streams in North Georgia. The hatchery is open daily from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. for visitors to learn about trout, trout habitat, and aquatic life in cold and warm water habitats.
Guided tours are available year-round for organized groups. Reservations are required.
Family fishing pond is open daily! Family Fishing Pond for Channel Catfish is Open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily. Fishing license required for ages 16 & older. Limit 4 fish.
Info & Amenities
Hours of Operation
Sunday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Monday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Tuesday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Wednesday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Thursday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Friday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Saturday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Guided Tours / Guide Available, Parking on Site, Self-guided Tours
Family-friendly, Open Year 'Round
Group Reservations Required , Group-friendly
Suitable for Ages