• Mt. Williamson and cemetery monument

    Manzanar

    National Historic Site California

Public Transportation

Plane

The nearest large airports are located in Los Angeles, Burbank, and Ontario (California), and Las Vegas and Reno (Nevada). All are 225-250 miles from Manzanar.
There are several smaller airports with limited service from Mammoth Lakes, and Inyokern California.

Bus

Eastern Sierra Transit Authority provides transportation between Reno and Lancaster daily. They also provide transportation between Bishop and Lone Pine several times a day. Please make arrangements directly with Eastern Sierra Transit for drop off or pick up at Manzanar.

Did You Know?

Irrigation. Photo courtesy of Eastern California Museum.

The Owens Valley Paiute practiced irrigation for centuries in the Manzanar area. Early settlers adapted the same irrigation methods when they inhabited the land.