The Tule Lake Unit, WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument includes both the the Tule Lake Segregation Center, the largest and most controversial of the sites where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II, and Camp Tulelake, which was first a Civilian Conservation Corps camp, then a prisoner of war camp, and finally an additional facility to detain Japanese Americans.
Welcome to the Tule Lake Unit of WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument
Tule Lake Segregation Center
Converted to a high-security Segregation Center 1943, Tule Lake became the largest of the 10 War Relation Authority (WRA) camps.
Camp Tulelake, a former Civilian Conservation Corps camp, later housed Japanese Americans in 1943 and German POWs from 1944-1946
Teacher Ranger Teacher
Spend your summer helping the Tule Lake grow it's education program as a TRT. Applications are due May 1, 2016
Operating Hours & Seasons
The Visitor Center is staffed Memorial Day-Labor Day seven days a week from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.
Learn more about the Tule Lake Unit and WWII by looking through our publications