Eriksson Education Tahoe TV

Eriksson Education Tahoe TV

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.

Blue Flax in bloom at the Historic Hatchery

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.

Blue Flax in bloom at the Historic Hatchery

Inside the Eriksson Education Center

Exhibits in the Eriksson Education Center

Additional Tour Information:

Walk-in visitors are welcome. Tours are also available by appointment; to make arrangements, call 775-881-7566 or email