• Mt. Williamson and cemetery monument


    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?

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.