Operating Hours & Seasons

Inside of visitor center


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

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.

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.

Last updated: July 30, 2017

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1240
Tulelake , CA 96134



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