Alerts & Conditions


Welcome to César E. Chávez National Monument! The visitor center, Memorial Garden, and Chavez gravesite are open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, daily, except some federal holidays.

Weather Conditions

The Central Valley of California is quite warm and sunny in summers, with temperatures typically around 90° F, but occasionally exceeding 100° F. Average winter temperatures range between 30°-50° F. Always check local weather forecasts before you visit, as weather can change rapidly.

COVID-19 Safety

César E. Chávez National Monument remains committed to keeping visitors safe. Masks may be required in the visitor center when the CDC identifies that Kern County is at the High level for Covid transmission.

We encourage you to follow National Park Service and CDC guidance to reduce the spread of COVID-19. For the health and safety of others, please choose another time to visit a park if: 

  1. You are experiencing COVID-like symptoms such as a dry cough, fever, difficulty breathing, and/or loss of taste or smell.
  2. You had close contact with someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
  3. You are self-isolating or self-quarantining because you may have been exposed to a person with COVID-19 or are worried that you may be sick with COVID-19.

Para obtener información sobre COVID-10 en español, visite Enfermedad del coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) | CDC.

Last updated: May 15, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 201
Keene, CA 93531


661 823-6134

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