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

    Tule Lake Unit

Things To Do

Visit The Visitor Center

The Visitor Center is staffed Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.

From Labor Day - Memorial Day the temporary visitor center is staffed Friday through Tuesday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (days and hours subject to change).

The Visitor Center is located at the Tulelake Fairgrounds Museum, at 800 Main Street, Tulelake, CA.


Attend A Summer Tours (Memorial Day - Labor Day Weekend)

Tours of both Camp Tulelake and the Tule Lake Segregation Center are offered on Saturday's at 1:00pm and are limited to 20 people. Tours meet at the visitor center located at the Tulelake Fairgrounds at 800 Main St. Tulelake CA.

To reserve your spot on the tour please call 530-260-0537.

Groups larger than 20 and/or groups wanting a tour on a day other than Saturday need to request a tour at least 2 weeks in advance.


Explore the Fairgrounds Museum of Local History

From Memorial Day - Labor Day Fairgrounds Museum of local history is open 7 days a week from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Did You Know?

Guard Tower Tule Lake Segregation Center

When Tule Lake became a high-security segregation center, the number of guard towers surrounding the site was increased from six to twenty-eight. The towers were manned by armed guards.