HG&E’s Robert E. Barrett Fishway 2013 Season Text Size

Event takes place on at 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Bridge Street, Holyoke, MA 01040

The Barrett Fishway, owned and operated by Holyoke Gas & Electric, consists of two elevators or “lifts” which carry migrating fish up and over the Holyoke Dam.  Visitors can watch the lifts in action from an observation deck overlooking the Connecticut River. Last year, over 500,000 fish (and nearly 11,000 guests) visited the facility during the seasonal viewing period.  

Located off Bridge Street (Route 116) in Holyoke, just west of the South Hadley-Holyoke Bridge, the Holyoke Fishway’s 2013 season runs from May 8 through June 16, 2012, hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.  The facility is closed on Monday and Tuesday, with the exception of Monday, May 28 (Memorial Day) from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

For further information on the Barrett Fishway, visit or call (413) 536-9460.

Posted on April 30, 2013 by