The Eriksson Education Center
Is located inside the Tahoe City Field Station (formally the Historic Fish Hatchery)
2400 Lake Forest Road
Tahoe City, CA 96145
(For directions click here)
Open in the summer peak months:
Self-guided tours every day from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Docent-led tours available on Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Housed in the Historic Hatchery built in the 1920's, surrounded by a native plant demonstration garden, the Eriksson Education Center (only open during the peak summer months) features innovative exhibits on why Lake Tahoe is unique - and how science and research is being used to restore and protect Lake Tahoe for future generations.
Enter the Eriksson Education Center
Free, self-guided tours available daily from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. during summer months (Memorial Day through Labor Day). Visitors are welcome to view the Eriksson Education Center located on the north side of the building, or tour the grounds, which feature several interpretive panels among the demonstration gardens and test plots.
Guided tours led by volunteer docents: Saturdays throughout the summer (Memorial Day through Labor Day), volunteer docents are available to provide guided tours from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Visitors are also invited to conduct Citizen Science including water quality and plant phenology.
Inside the Eriksson Education Center
Exhibits in the Eriksson Education Center
- Native plant demonstration garden, with interpretive signage
- Touchscreen exhibit with short videos and games for kids
- Timeline of aquatic activity in Lake Tahoe
Additional Tour Information:
Walk-in visitors are welcome. Tours are also available by appointment; to make arrangements, call 775-881-7566 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.