Manzanar National Historic Site, California Recreation Area Info & Images

Manzanar National Historic Site Image Gallery

Directions

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.

Phone

(760) 878-2194

Activities

WILDLIFE VIEWING

Campground Reservations

California Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

California Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More California Recreation Areas | Manzanar National Historic Site Official Website | Manzanar National Historic Site Map

In 1942, the United States government ordered more than 110,000 men, women, and children to leave their homes and detained them in remote, military-style camps. Manzanar War Relocation Center was one of ten camps where Japanese American citizens and resident Japanese aliens were incarcerated during World War II.