Manzanar in Inyo County, California, United States - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Manzanar

Manzanar, CA, USA

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About Manzanar

World War II American concentration camp where more than 120,000 Japanese Americans were incarcerated.



Attractions near Manzanar

Mount Whitney20.69km from Manzanar

with an elevation of 14,505 feet (4,421 m), it is the tallest mountain in the contiguous United States. The mountain is partially dome-shaped, with jagged ridges extending to the sides.

Ubehebe Craters70km from Manzanar

A volcanic field in northern Death Valley, consisting of 14-16 craters in a 3-square-kilometre (1.2 sq mi) area. The Ubehebe Craters are associated with a fault system that runs across them, all formed in a single phreatomagmatic eruption episode about 2,100 years ago.

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest73.21km from Manzanar

The Methuselah Grove in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest is the location of the "Methuselah", a Great Basin bristlecone pine that is 4,851 years old. It is considered to be the world's oldest known and confirmed living non-clonal organism. The Methuselah Grove trail includes the side valley of the Methuselah Grove where the oldest tree lives

Fossil Falls86.99km from Manzanar

A unique geological feature created by the volcanic activity in the mountain range, along with meltwater from glaciers in the nearby Sierra Nevada.

Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes93.56km from Manzanar

Mountain-fringed sand dunes reaching 100 ft. A prime spot for sand-boarding.

Harmony Borax Works117.29km from Manzanar

An abandoned borax mine. They became famous through the use of large twenty-mule teams and double wagons which hauled borax through the long overland route to the closest railroad in Mojave, California.

Where is Manzanar

Discover more attractions in Inyo County, where Manzanar is located

Inyo County9 attractions

Almost one-half of Inyo Country is within Death Valley National Park. With a population density of 1.8 people per square mile, it also has the second-lowest population density in California, after Alpine County.