Hours of Operation

  • 8am-5pm

Group Tours

The Thomas J. Long Foundation Education Center is open Tuesday-Friday from 1-5pm for free tours to the public. The center is open on Saturdays from 1-5pm during the summer (Memorial Day-Labor Day). To schedule a group tour, please contact Jill Falman at 775.881.7566 or by email at jcfalman@ucdavis.edu.

Getting There

Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences is located on the northern shores of Lake Tahoe on the campus of Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village, Nevada. It is approximately a 45 minute drive from Reno and Carson City, Nevada, and approximately 35 minutes from South Lake Tahoe, California.


Sierra Nevada College

999 Tahoe Boulevard

Incline Village, NV 89451.


Two main parking lots are available to accommodate our visitors on the SNC campus.

Public Transportation

The TCES is conveniently served by several modes of public transportation. The Tahoe Area Regional Transit (TART) operates along thirty miles of Lake Tahoe and stops within walking distance of the TCES. Bike racks are available in the summer months. For up to date information, please call 1.800.736.6365, or visit their website (http://www.placer.ca.gov/works/tart/tart.htm).