Alerts & Conditions


Manzanar NHS Status During COVID-19

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. You can find more about the National Park Service Public Health response here:

Manzanar National Historic Site is located in Inyo County, CA. Please check the CDC's COVID-19 Community Level tool prior to your visit to learn the local risks and masking requirements.


(updated 6/30/22)


(updated 6/30/22)

  • Visitor Center - [masks requirements depend on COVID-19 Community Level] museum, bookstore, restrooms (Daily, 9am-4:30pm - closed December 25).
  • Block 14 - barracks, latrine, mess hall, fire station (Daily, 9am-4:15pm - closed December 25)
  • Grounds - auto tour road, gardens, cemetery, and other outdoor areas (Sunrise-Sunset)
  • Vault toilet at the Cemetery - does not have a handwashing station (Sunrise-Sunset)

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.


Air Quality at Manzanar NHS

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Last updated: June 30, 2022

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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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