• Mt. Williamson and cemetery monument

    Manzanar

    National Historic Site California

Things To Know Before You Come

Manzanar is located far from major cities and many conveniences that we take for granted. A little planning ahead, though, can assure a smooth and enjoyable trip.

Did You Know?

Manzanar cemetery. NPS Photo.

One hundred fifty Japanese Americans died while interned at Manzanar, but only six are still buried in the cemetery. Most of the 150 people were cremated, and others were removed from the cemetery after the war.