• Mt. Williamson and cemetery monument


    National Historic Site California

Traffic & Travel Tips

Road Closures

Some roads in our area are subject to closure, usually due to weather. Sierra Nevada mountain passes, including Tioga Pass in Yosemite National Park, are closed during the winter. Roads in Death Valley National Park are occassionally closed due to flooding. For current California road conditions, please call toll free 1-800-427-ROAD or go to Caltrans Web site.


Travelers' Information Station - Temporarily Unavailable

Tune your radio to AM 1610 as you near Manzanar National Historic Site. Listen to current information about Visitor Center hours, special events, and other timely information.

Did You Know?

Map of Hawaii, 1927.

Hours after Pearl Harbor the Hawaiian territorial governor declared martial law. With the exception of about 2,000 people confined in Hawaii or on the mainland, Japanese Americans were not forcibly removed from the islands. They comprised one-third of the population and their labor was essential for the war effort.