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Contact Information & Directions


Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery
125 W. Sunset Way
Issaquah, WA 98027


Hatchery Grounds are open daily from dawn til dusk

FISH office is open Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm

For general questions about hatchery operations call 425.391.9094. For questions about the salmon you are currently raising in the classroom, call 425.392.1118.


Executive Director Mark Clemens
Phone: 425.392.1118

Education Coordinator Jack Bates
Phone: 425.392.1118

Volunteer Coordinator Jenny Orellana
Phone: 425.392.1118

Fax: 425.392.3180


Main parking is available via the second entrance heading West on Sunset Way, while overflow parking is available via the first entrance. Parking is also available in the parking structure across the street, next to the library on Sunset Way.

Watershed Science Center

The Watershed Science Center (WSC) is located on the South side of Issaquah Creek. From Main Parking area, walk across foot bridge, or continue driving West on Sunset Way (past the hatchery) and turn left onto Newport Way. The WSC will be on your left, 80 Newport Way SW, Issaquah. There are 3 parking spots near the building, or street parking.

From I-5 or I-405
  • Take I-90 East to Front Street exit.
  • Make a right turn onto Front Street. (After you turn onto Front Street, move into the center lane, otherwise you will be forced to turn onto Gilman Blvd).


  • Stay on Front Street for approximately 0.6 miles to West Sunset Way
  • Make a right-hand turn onto Sunset Way.
  • The Issaquah Salmon Hatchery is on your left-hand side.


Getting Here By Bus

Nearby Metro Bus Routes:
271, 214 & 208

Sound Transit from Seattle: Route 554

The Issaquah Salmon Hatchery is a public facility where photos, videos and other media might be taken of individuals visiting the hatchery. At times FISH takes photos of visitors to use for publicity purposes (on our website, in pamphlets, etc.) If you do not wish to have your picture taken during a visit, please let the photographer know at the time of your visit.