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.
Travelers' Information Station
Tune your radio to AM 1610 as you near Manzanar National Historic Site. Listen to current information about Visitor Center hours, special events, and other timely information.
Some roads in our area are subject to closure, usually due to weather. Sierra Nevada mountain passes, including Tioga Pass in Yosemite National Park, are closed during the winter. Roads in Death Valley National Park are occassionally closed due to flooding. For current California road conditions, please call toll free 1-800-427-ROAD or go to Caltrans Web site.