The driving tour road is open from sunrise to sunset. An after hours driving tour map is available at the kiosk next to the parking lot.
Bike the main tour road or gravel roads north and south of the site.
Explore the Site
You are encouraged to explore the site on your own. Although cars and bicycles are restricted to the tour road, you are free to explore the entire site on foot. You can visit ten excavations of rock gardens and ponds as well as Merritt Park the camp's community garden, the chicken ranch, the orchards, or any of the other features of the site not on the main tour road.
Did You Know?
Manzanar interned over 10,000 people behind barbed wire with no due process of law. Some internees found it ironic that the nearest town, six miles to the north, is named Independence.