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Capture the Hatchery Photo Contest

Capture the Hatchery Photo Contest

Capture the hatchery 2022 Photo contest   The event will take place from September 1- October 31st where participants will have that timeframe to capture UP TO THREE PHOTOS on the grounds of the historic fish hatchery. There will be THREE CATEGORIES: Youth...

Hot Rods For Hatcheries

Hot Rods For Hatcheries

Hot Rods for Hatcheries is an annual car show that supports the Booth Society and the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery & Archives in Spearfish, SD. Hot Rods for Hatcheries Car Show was held on Sat.,  August 13, 2022, from 9 am - 12 noon on the D.C. Booth...

Canyon Acoustics – Spread The Tunes

Canyon Acoustics – Spread The Tunes

Hurray! Thank you for a great 2022 season.  Watch for announcements for 2023                                   Spread the Tunes is a non-profit established in 2015 as a group dedicated to bringing great music to the Black Hills! The group  came together in the Spring...

Mother’s Day Weekend Opening!

Mother’s Day Weekend Opening!

  The Pond Gift Shop and Historic Venues will be open 9am - 6pm  Mother's Day weekend   Booth Day officially kicks off the summer season at the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery & Archives! The Pond Gift Shop, the Von Bayer Museum, the Railcar,...

Annual Black Hills Beer Run

Annual Black Hills Beer Run

10th Annual Black Hills Beer Run We are looking forward to the 10th Annual Black Hills Beer Run to be held on Sunday, September 10 at the Spearfish City Park Pavillion. Watch for upcoming details on the big event. 5K Walk/Run, Costumes (and prizes), and Beer Tasting....

Winter Mixer/Annual Meeting

Winter Mixer/Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting to be held in January 2023.  Everyone Welcome. Watch for upcoming details. 2021 and 2022 Distinguished Friends Honorees to be announced in January 2023   Past Distinguished Friends Honorees: 2020 Spread the Tunes (Canyon Acoustics) & Black...

Hatchery Holidays

Hatchery Holidays

Join us for holiday festivities at The Hatchery Thursday – Sunday, December 1 – 4, from 12 noon – 5 pm each day.
The Pond Gift Shop will be open and ready to help you shop for the “perfect gift” for everyone on your list!
The Booth House will be open for visitors, decorated for the holiday season. Local musicians will be playing in the Booth House throughout the afternoon hours.
Saturday afternoon from 2-5 pm there will be s’mores and hot chocolate for everyone, and Santa will be making a visit to the hatchery.
Join us for the festivities on the D.C. Booth Fish Hatchery grounds.