Basic Information

Manzanar National Historic Site
5001 Highway 395
Independence, CA 93526

Manzanar is located on the west side of U.S. Highway 395, 9 miles north of Lone Pine, California and 6 miles south of Independence, CA.

Visitor Center Operating Hours

Open Daily: Hours, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Closed December 25

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Block 14 Exhibits

Barracks 1, Barracks 8, Women's Latrine, and Mess Hall Exhibits Open Daily 9:00 AM to 4:15 PM Closed December 25

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Manzanar is located in the Owens Valley at 4,000' elevation, at the eastern base of the Sierra Nevada. We get little precipitation but we do have four distinct seasons. Summer temperatures can soar over 100 degrees. Winter highs are usually in the 40's. Nighttime temperatures year round are 30 to 40 degrees less than daytime highs. High winds are common in any season.

Entrance Fees:

Entrance Fees - $0.00

There is no fee to enter Manzanar National Historic Site. Enjoy your visit! If you plan to visit other parks with an entrance fee, learn more about the America the Beautiful - The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass series and fee-free days in the national parks. National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass - The interagency recreation pass system replaces the National Parks Pass, Golden Eagle, Golden Age and Golden Access Passports.

Entrance Passes:

Entrance Passes - $0.00

No pass is required to enter Manzanar National Historic Site. If you plan to visit other parks with an entrance fee, learn more about the America the Beautiful - The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass series and fee-free days in the national parks. Enjoy your visit!

 

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.

Last updated: April 6, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Manzanar National Historic Site
P.O. Box 426
5001 Highway 395

Independence, CA 93526

Phone:

(760) 878-2194 x3310

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