Alerts & Conditions


Visitor Center Open

The Tule Lake National Monument is open for the summer season.

Due to the historic nature of the both the Jail at the Tule Lake Segregation and Camp Tulelake,access to these areas are only available with a ranger guided tour. Tours of the historic jail are available daily Thursday through Sunday and begin at the Visitor Center. Camp Tulelake tours are currently not offered as the site undergoes restoration work. Tours at other times and for large groups can be requested 2 weeks in advance by calling (530) 664-4015.


Air Quality

On days when air quality reaches ‘Hazardous”, i.e. over 301 AQI, all non-emergency outdoor activities must stop, and moved to an indoor setting.

We have an internet-connected air monitoring device running at the Research Center now. Here’s a link to view our live air quality data:

Real-time air quality map

Last updated: August 9, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1240
Tulelake, CA 96134


(530) 664 4015
or call (530) 667 8113 for the Lava Beds National Monument Visitor Center between October to May.

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