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    Manzanar

    National Historic Site California

Directions

Manzanar is located on the west side of U.S. Highway 395, 9 miles north of Lone Pine, California and 6 miles south of Independence, CA.

 

Directions to Manzanar National Historic Site:

Los Angeles, CA to Manzanar NHS (~226 miles) Take the Golden State Freeway/I-5 north towards Sacramento. Take CA-14 north toward Lancaster/Palmdale. Remain on CA-14 for 118 miles. Continue on US-395 north for 80 miles. Manzanar is 9 miles north of Lone Pine, CA on the west side of US-395.

San Bernardino, CA to Manzanar NHS (~206 miles) Take I-215 towards Barstow for 10.5 miles. Continue on I-15 north for nearly 16 miles. Take the US-395 towards Bishop, CA. Continue on US-395 for 178 miles. Manzanar is on the west side of US-395, 9 miles north of Lone Pine, CA.

Bakersfield, CA to Manzanar NHS (~172 miles) Take CA-178 east towards Lake Isabella for 84.5 miles. Turn on CA-14. Continue on CA-14 for 7 miles. Continue on US-395 for 80 miles. Manzanar is on the west side of US-395, 9 miles north of Lone Pine, CA. Or: Take CA-58 east towards Mojave/Tehachapi for 55 miles. Turn on CA-14 and continue for 43.5 miles. Continue on US-395 for 80 miles.

San Francisco, CA to Manzanar NHS (~338 miles) - through Yosemite National Park Take I-80 east towards Oakland for 7 miles. Take I-580 east towards Hayward/Stockton for 46 miles. Continue on I-205 east towards Stockton/Tracy for 13.5 miles. Take I-5 north for 2 miles. Take CA-120 exit towards Manteca/Sonora for 6 miles. Take CA-99 north for 1.5 miles. Exit on Yosemite Ave/CA-120. Turn on Yosemite Ave which becomes CA-120. Continue on Yosemite Ave for 11 miles. Continue on CA-120 for 143.5 miles. Turn on US-395 south for 110 miles. Manzanar is on the west side of US-395, 5 miles south of Independence, CA. Note: US-120 is closed in winter and spring. Use Highway 88, US-50, or I-80.

Reno, NV to Manzanar NHS (~245 miles) Take US-395 south for 250 miles. Manzanar is 5 miles south of Independence, CA on the west side of 395.

Las Vegas, NV to Manzanar NHS (~262 miles) - through Death Valley National Park Take I-515 north/US-93 north/US-95 north for Ely/Reno for 1 mile. Continue on US-95 for 86.5 miles. Turn on NV-373 for 16.5 miles. Continue on CA-127 for 7 miles. Turn on CA-190 for 115.5 miles Continue on CA-136 for 17 miles. Turn on US 395 north for 12 miles. Manzanar is on the west side of US-395.

 

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