Granada, Colorado: WWII Japanese-American Internment Camp

The ruins include recreations of a barracks, Rec Hall, water tower, and guard tower, but mostly 600 acres of weeds, cement slabs, and informational signs.

Address:
County Rd 23 5/10, Granada, CO
Directions:
From Granada drive west one mile on US-50, then turn left (south) at the brown Camp Amache sign and drive a half-mile to the site.
Hours:
Daily 8-dusk. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
321-432-4779
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Camp Amache: WWII Japanese Internment Camp

600-acre internment camp where over 7,000 Japanese-Americans were held during World War II. Includes recreations of a barracks, Rec Hall, water tower, and guard tower. Be sure to download the audio tour to your phone ahead of time. There is also a museum in town, at 109 E. Goff Ave.

[John Grabarczyk, 01/26/2021]

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