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Little Grassy Fish Hatchery

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

Hours of Operation

Sunday: 08:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Monday: 08:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday: 08:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday: 08:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday: 08:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday: 08:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday: 08:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Little Grassy Fish Hatchery is Illinois' warm-water hatchery. Located seven miles south of Carbondale, the hatchery utilizes water from Little Grassy Lake for production. Open to the public seven days a week from 8:30am to 3:30pm during both production season and non-production season. Walk-in visitors as well as scheduled tour groups are welcome. Scheduled tours can be adjusted to suit time constraints of visitors as well as age group and knowledge base of visitors.