Visitor Information

Tahoe Science Center in the Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences (Incline Village, Nevada)

291 Country Club Dr., Suite 320
Incline Village, NV 89451

Discover and explore the wonders of science at the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center. Learn about Lake Tahoe, geology, environmental issues, research and watch our 3-D movie "Lake Tahoe in Depth" (run time 15 minutes 37 seconds). The science center is recommended for adults and families with children ages 8 and up. Follow the link for additional details.

The Tahoe Science Center is open Tuesday through Friday, from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. with special appointments available. Volunteer docents are available for guided tours, questions, and general information.

The Tahoe Science Center will closed for the following holidays:

  • Labor Day (Monday, September 3, 2018)
  • Veteran's Day (Monday, November 12, 2018)
  • Thanksgiving (Thursday, November 22 - Friday, November 23)
  • Winter Break (Monday, December 24 - Wednesday, January 2)

Laboratory in the Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences (Incline Village, Nevada)

The UC Davis laboratory is located on the third floor of the Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences (TCES) building. Please contact laboratory manager Anne Liston at (775) 881-7560, Ext. 7472 for additional information.

Directions to Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences and Tahoe Science Center

Eriksson Education Center in the Tahoe City Field Station (Tahoe City, California)

2400 Lake Forest Rd.
Tahoe City, CA 96145

The UC Davis Tahoe City Field Station also known as the Historic Fish Hatchery is located just east of Tahoe City on the southwest corner of Highway 28 and Lake Forest Road (west entrance). Explore the historic fish hatchery facility and current hub of UC Davis TERC research equipment. Explore the surrounding 3-acre demonstration garden studded with various plants native to the Tahoe region and learn about best management practices (BMPs) and how they help to keep Tahoe blue. 

The Eriksson Education Center is only open during the peak Summer months (usually Memorial Day through Labor Day) June, July, and August. The Center is open for self-guided tours 7 days a week from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Docent-guided tours are available on Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Directions to Tahoe City Field Station/Demonstration Garden/Eriksson Education Center

Research Vessels at Tahoe City Marina (Tahoe City, California)

Two UC Davis research vessels (R/V John LeConte and R/V Bob Richards) are moored at the Tahoe City Marina. For lake research requests, please contact boat captain Brant Allen at (775) 881-7560, Ext. 7465.

Directions to Research Vessels at Tahoe City Marina

Administrative Office at UC Davis (Davis, California)

Watershed Sciences Building
UC Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8803
530-754-TERC (8372)

Directions to Watershed Sciences Building