Lost Valley Fish Hatchery

  • Entry PointEntry Point
  • Managed Public WaterbodyManaged Public Waterbody
  • MDC OfficeMDC Office
  • Parking LotParking Lot
  • BoundaryBoundary
Things to do when you visit: 
  • Tours
  • Hunting
    • Deer,
    • Turkey,
    • Squirrel,
    • Rabbit
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
    • Catfish,
    • Sunfish

About this Area

969 acres of land containing glades, prairies, and wooded areas (See Area Brochure for boundaries)
Small game, deer, and turkey is only allowed on the east side of the entrance road and on the South side of Lost Valley Road. (See Area Regulations)
Gate is closed daily: Monday-Fri at 4:30 pm, Saturday at 4:00 pm, Sunday gate remains closed
An admission free Visitor Center with views of hatchery production room and aquarium
Kids fishing pond free to ages 15 and under
Warm and cool water fish species reared in 77 production ponds

Hours of Operation

Area Hours
Sunday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Building Hours
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Christmas Day
From Warsaw at the Highway 65 Truman Dam exit, take Lost Valley Road east 0.75 mile.
For more information call:
(660) 438-4465
Area Regulations
Seasonal Hunting and Fishing Information

Lost Valley Hatchery exhibits

Children playing in Lost Valley Hatchery exhibits
Lost Valley Hatchery exhibits

Lost Valley Hatchery fishing

Children fishing at Lost Valley Hatchery
Lost Valley Hatchery fishing

Lost Valley Hatchery kids fishing-pond

Lost Valley Hatchery kids fishing-pond
Lost Valley Hatchery kids fishing-pond