César E. Chávez National Monument

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An environmental summary by the ENVS 560/L Watershed Systems class at CSUMB.


César E. Chávez National Monument, also known as Nuestra Señora Reina de la Paz, is a 116 acre [1] National Monument located 32 miles away from Bakersfield, California, and was the headquarters of the United Farm Workers (UFW), and home to César Chávez. The UFW served as a union for farm workers and later became a national voice for the poor and disenfranchised [2].

Visitor Services

  • Visitor Centers:
    • César E. Chávez National Monument Visitor Center: 29700 Woodford-Tehachapi Road, Keene, CA 93531, (661) 823-6134

Land Management Plan

Related Links


  1. https://irma.nps.gov/STATS/FileDownload/1076
  2. https://www.nps.gov/cech/index.htm


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