welcome to the d.c. booth historic national fish hatchery & archives
EXPLORE D.C. Booth Fish Hatchery
- Hatchery Grounds open year round from dawn to dusk.
- Historic Buildings & Gift Shop: Open June, July & August, everyday from 9am-6pm
- May & September – hours may be limited
- See directions to D.C. Booth Fish Hatchery at bottom of page.
SD Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Happenings at the hatchery
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Display of archives from 125 years of D.C. Booth Updates on land, museum, 2021 anniversaries
And much more . . .
Ruby’s Garden Events
Ruby’s Garden provides an enchanting setting for your wedding ceremony. Nestled behind the historic Booth House on the grounds of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery in Spearfish, SD, the garden features an oval lawn bordered by a rustic flagstone walkway and landscaped flowerbeds. The Booth House balcony provides shade for the back porch that opens out onto the lawn, which stretches towards a vine-covered pergola on the other end. Private garden space available May through September.
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From I-90 Interstate: Exit 12 travel West on Jackson Blvd, Turn left on Canyon St, Continue south six blocks to City Park.
From Spearfish Canyon: Hwy 14A– Turn left at stoplight on Colorado Blvd, Turn left on Hudson St, Turn left on Canyon St.
NOTE: Spearfish Canyon via Winterville Rd. to Canyon Street is closed to thru traffic during summer months, as noted on map.