Guided Tours

Ranger Guided Tours

The only way to access the sites of the Tule Lake Unit is through ranger guided programs. During these tours, you will explore various areas of significance to learn about the history of the Tule Lake Unit and the incarceration of Japanese Americans.

Ranger tours are offered every Satruday between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Tours are limited to 20 people, so please call 530-260-0537 to reserve your spot on any of the summer tours.

Groups larger than 20 and/or groups wanting a tour other than Saturday for the Segregation Center or Camp Tulelake must submit their request at least two weeks in advance.


Tule Lake Segregation Center

Tours of the Tule Lake Segregation Center, which include stops at the jail and other areas of significance, begin at the Tulelake Butte Valley Fairgrounds Museum at 10:00 am and last approximately 2 hours.

Camp Tulelake

Tours of Camp Tulelake include a walk around the remaining buildings of this original Civilian Conservation Corps Camp, begin at the Tulelake Butte Valley Fairgrounds Museum at 1:00 pm and last approximately 1 hour.

Tours By Request

For tours on days besides Saturday during the summer or between Labor Day and Memorial Day, please call 530-260-0537 at least 2 weeks in advance to schedule. Due to staffing, we may not be able to accommodate all requests


Educational Group Tours

School groups and similar organizations, can call ahead to request a special tour. These tours are designed around the curriculum needs and interests of the group. Please call the Education Coordinator, Angela Sutton at least four weeks in advace to request a tour, at 530-667-8119.


Last updated: July 30, 2017

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Tulelake , CA 96134



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