Things To Do

Tule Lake National Monument

In the surrounding area there are many historic locations, natural beauties, trails, and public programs. Whether you are making a full day trip, or just have an hour or less to spend in the park, here are some great activities to try!

Ranger providing a tour

Guided Tours

The monument has Ranger Guided Tours available as well as a Self-Guided Audio Tour of the museum and a few Virtual Tours.

Barrack and Guard Tower

Tulelake-Butte Valley Fairgrounds Museum

The Tulelake-Butte Valley Fairgrounds Museum of local history displays a variety of exhibits.

Visitor Center sign with a building behind it. NPS Photo Danny Ortiz

Visitor Center

Start your visit at the the Visitor Center located at the Tulelake Fairgrounds Museum, at 800 Main St., Tulelake, CA.

Plan Your Field Trip

Plan Your Field Trip

Learn how you can bring your class to the Tule Lake National Monument and how to borrow our education kits to use before your visit.

Tule Lake Jail with Castle Rock in the background. NPS Photo Danny Ortiz

Jail at the Tule Lake Segregation Center

The Tule Lake Segregation Center was the only one of the ten War Relocation Centers to be converted into a maximum security segregation cent

Tule Lake Historical Landmark Plaque

Tule Lake Historical Landmark Plaque

California Historical Landmark 850-2: Tule Lake Relocation Center

Photo of Camp Tulelake

Camp Tulelake

The Camp was first built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1935, but later housed Japanese Americans in 1943 then German Prisoners

Last updated: August 12, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1240
Tulelake , CA 96134


530 260-0537
or call 5306678113 for the Lava Beds National Monument Visitor Center.

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