Tahoe City Field Station and Eriksson Education Center

Directions to the UC Davis Tahoe City Field Station

(also known as the “Historic Fish Hatchery”)
2400 Lake Forest Road
Tahoe City, CA 96145
Phone: (530) 583-3279

We are located at 2400 Lake Forest Road, just east of “downtown” Tahoe City. The UC Davis Tahoe City Field Station (also known as the “Historic Fish Hatchery”) is a large barn-style building that was built in 1922 and was recently renovated. It is tucked behind the trees and shrubs on the south-west corner of Lake Forest Road and State Route 28 (also called North Tahoe Blvd).

     From Incline Village/Kings Beach:

  • Take SR 28 WEST towards Tahoe City.
  • After Dollar Hill, pass the first Lake Forest Road entrance (on your left).
  • Turn LEFT at the second Lake Forest Road entrance.
  • Take an IMMEDIATE RIGHT onto the bike path (you will be on the bike path for a very short distance, look out for pedestrians and bikers).
  • Take an IMMEDIATE LEFT into our parking lot.

     From Truckee/Tahoe City:

  • From Truckee, take SR 89 SOUTH to the light in Tahoe City. Continue STRAIGHT through the light in Tahoe City onto SR 28 heading EAST through downtown.
  • Turn RIGHT at the first Lake Forest Road entrance (approximately ¾ mile from the end of “Downtown” Tahoe City where Safeway is located).
  • Take an IMMEDIATE RIGHT onto the bike path (you will be on the bike path for a very short distance, look out for pedestrians and bikers).
  • Take an IMMEDIATE LEFT into our parking lot.