5 hiking trails, a bird blind, native plant gardens, picnic tables, some of the oldest exposed rock in the Llano Uplift and a designated Monarch Way Station; does that sound like fish hatchery to you?
Along with its original purpose of raising fish Inks Dam National Fish Hatchery has morphed into a first-class nature sanctuary. With approximately 150 acres adjacent to the Colorado River just South of Inks Dam and accessible from Park Road 4 you can find over 200 species of songbirds, shorebirds, waterfowl, and abundance of native trees and plants.
Open on weekends from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, admission is FREE! There are trail maps available at the Visitor Center as well as signs to guide you. Pack a lunch and plenty of water, grab your binoculars, and come to discover this amazing local facility!
Located off of Park Rd. 4, the address is 345 Clay Young Road, Burnet TX 78611