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!

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Guided Tours

The monument offers ranger-guided tours, virtual tours, and an audio tour of the Tulelake Museum.

Visitor Center building . NPS Photo Angela Sutton
Visitor Center

The visitor center is located 8 miles south of Tulelake CA along Hwy 139. We are the only driveway off the hwy between County Rd 113 & 176.

Barrack and Guard Tower
Tulelake-Butte Valley Fairgrounds Museum

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

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.

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Jail at the Tule Lake Segregation Center

The Tule Lake Segregation Center was a maximum security facility with its own jail. Today, it is one of the few buildings that remain.

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 in 1935. During WWII, it held Japanese Americans, then German and Italian POWs.

Last updated: June 18, 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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