• View of the Tule Lake Segregation Center from guard tower on top of Castle Rock

    Tule Lake Unit

Laws & Policies

NEW REGULATIONS ON FIREARMS IN NATIONAL PARKS


As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in the Tule Lake Unit.

It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering the Tule Lake Unit. As a starting point, please visit the State of California's Bureau of Firearms website.

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities within the Tule Lake Unit; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.

Did You Know?

German POWs

Approximately 150,000 German and Italian POWs arrived in the United States after the surrender of Gen. Rommel's Afrika Korps in 1943. When the war was over, there were 425,000 enemy prisoners in 511 main and branch camps. Camp Tulelake was a branch camp.