Operating Hours & Seasons

Inside of visitor center

Hours

The Visitor Center is staffed Memorial Day-Labor Day seven days a week from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.

During the rest of the year, the visitor center is unstaffed.

The visitor center is located at the Tulelake - Butte Valley Fairgrounds Museum located at 800 South Main Street, Tulelake, CA. The Fairgrounds Museum is open year round Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm and provides exhibits and brochures about the Tule Lake Segregation Center and Camp Tulelake. We recommend calling the fairgrounds to confirm their hours before your visit at 530-667-5312.

 

Ranger Tours

Please be aware that there will be no tours offered on July 2.

To reserve a spot on any tour, please call 530-260-0537.

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.

Castle Rock

On the first Saturday of each month, tours guiding people through the history of the Tulelake Basin will be led up Castle Rock. These tours meet at the Tulelake Butte Valley Fairgrounds Museum at 9:00 am and last approximately 3 hours. The tours are very strenuous and are limited on a first come first serve basis to 7 people.

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. On the first Saturday of each month, these tours begin at 1:00 pm.

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. There are no tours on the first Saturday of each month.

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.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1240
Tulelake , CA 96134

Phone:

5302600537or5306678113

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