Alerts & Conditions

As of March 17, 2020, Manzanar National Historic Site began closing facilities until furthur notice in accordance with the latest guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), and local and state authorities to promote social distancing.

The NPS urges visitors to follow CDC guidance to prevent the spread of infectious diseases by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and others; wearing a cloth face covering to help slow the spread of COVID-19; washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds; avoiding touching your eyes, nose, and mouth; covering your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze; avoiding unnecessary travel; and most importantly, staying home if you feel sick.


(updated 3/1/21)

  • Visitor center - museum, bookstore, restrooms, theater (park film)
  • Block 14 - barracks, latrine, mess hall, fire station


(updated 3/1/21)

  • Auto tour road
  • Grounds - gardens, cemetery, and other outdoor areas
  • Vault toilet at the Cemetery - does not have a handwashing station

Limited visitor amenities are available at Manzanar. Visitors must bring their own drinking water, carry out their own trash, and are recommended to bring personal handwashing/sanitizing supplies.

Last updated: March 2, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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

Independence, CA 93526


(760)878-2194 x3310
Need to speak with a ranger? Call this number for general information.

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