From the beginning, stakeholder and public input has played an essential role in the development of Manzanar National Historic Site. From the grassroots efforts, spearheaded by the Manzanar Committee, that created the site to the Congressionally authorized Manzanar Advisory Commission and scores of community meetings and comments, a broad spectrum of experiences and perspectives have shaped Manzanar.
Completed Planning Documents
The park’s Accessibility Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan (SETP) includes findings from the self-evaluation process, as well as a plan for improving accessibility parkwide.
This document articulates a shared understanding of important resources and values and provides a basis for park planning and management.
This document, created in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, lays out the vision for the next 100 years of preserving and protecting this National Historic Site. Visit the Centennial Website to learn more about the Centennial Initiative.
This document identifies specific treatments to meet the goals set forth in the General Management Plan. Implementing the Garden Management Plan will provide the public with the opportunity to see the full range of gardens types at Manzanar.
This document identifies the key collection issues facing the park and presents a series of recommendations to address those issues.
This document provides guidance for the management of park orchards. Recommendations call for the restoration and rehabilitation of portions of five town-era orchards.
This document provides interpretive direction for the park that was developed with public input and involvement. The park is engaged in the long-term process of realizing the visions outlined in this plan.
This document provides recommendations for the park landscape as a whole. These recommendations provide a broad framework for future treatment with some specific examples.
This document presents a proposal and two alternatives for the management, use, and development of Manzanar National Historic Site as well as an Environmental Impact Statement.
Last updated: May 19, 2020