• Mt. Williamson and cemetery monument


    National Historic Site California

Public Transportation


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.


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?

Manzanar Interpretive Center. NPS Photo.

The Manzanar Visitor Center is in the former high school auditorium. It was built by internees in 1944. For decades after the war the building was used by the county as a heavy equipment garage.