Community Members Invited to Join Manzanar Volunteer Weekend, July 9-10, 2022

The following is a press release from the National Park Service.

The National Park Service will hpst a Volunteer Work Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, July 9-10, 2022, from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM at the Manzanar National Historic Site. Everyone is invited to join the Manzanar staff for an outdoor work project.

The volunteer project will involve adding rock facing to the new entrance sign and clean-up of the area around the sign and guard tower. There will be concrete to mix and rocks to lift and place, but also raking, digging, and weeds to pull. Manzanar will provide project supervision and tools (gloves, shovels, wheelbarrows, etc.). Each volunteer will receive a water bottle and bandana. Volunteers must bring their own lunch and wear sturdy closed-toe shoes, a hat, and sunscreen.

Volunteers should RSVP as participation is limited. Please e-mail Jeff Burton at for more information and to sign up.

Manzanar National Historic Site is located at 5001 Highway 395, six miles south of Independence and nine miles north of Lone Pine, California *see map below). Learn more on our web site at or explore on Facebook and @ManzanarNPS on Instagram and YouTube


PHOTO: New Manzanar National Historic Site entrance sign. Credit: NPS/Jeff Burton.

Manzanar National Historic Site via Google Maps

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