60 Year Celebration!

Many visitors came by on June 19th, 2021 to celebrate our 60th Anniversary and enjoyed touring the facility.
Sam stukel
Sam Stukel- Hatchery Biologist & Aquarium Curator

Learn More About the Aquarium

Learn all about the different types of animals we have on display!
Create fun and unique memories by stopping by and checking out the photo op boards that are located at the start of the nature trail that leads down to the hatchery. Fun for all ages for those fun summer memories!

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Raffle Winner!

Winner of the Paddlefish at the “Halloween at the Aquarium” event

Pictured is the raffle winner of the “Paddlefish” Andrew Kuchta of Yankton. He is pictured with his mother Angela Kost and sister Andrea Kuchta.
Pictured are two members of the Friends of Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery & Aquarium.
Artists are Heather Steffen of Sioux Falls, SD (formerly of Yankton) and Steven Willcuts of Yankton, SD.