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Alabama Hills

Address: Lone Pine, CA
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Lone Pine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Located near Lone Pine, these hills form the gateway to Mount Whitney, and are a favorite location...
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Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Located near Lone Pine, these hills form the gateway to Mount Whitney, and are a favorite location for movies and television.

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El Cajon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

great view of mountains, it was amazing to see the wonderful view from a high place, really amaze of all the movies that had been film there.

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Carlsbad, CA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

In the movies! Check out the film museum and then take the road to the Alabama Hills to recognise the location for countless westerns and even Iron Man! Really interesting rock formations within easy reach of the 395.

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Sidney, Montana
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63 reviews 63 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This a must see area if you are passing through the area. Great place to photograph Mt. Whitney at sunrise. Fun place to hike and climb on rocks.

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Reno, Nevada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

there's so much space. during the days this place is quiet and empty enough, at night it becomes an entirely different world and the chances of encountering anyone else is almost non-existent. just pay attention so you don't get lost. not so much hiking as it is climbing and scrambling. but the glow of the mountains in the moonlight is... More 

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Fremont, California
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1,901 reviews 1,901 reviews
1,170 attraction reviews
1,133 helpful votes 1,133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Alabama Hills has been a popular movie filming (over 150) and television show filming spot. The most popular time was for filming western movies. Gene Autry, John Wayne, Bing Cosby, Barbara Stanwyck and more. Its fun to drive and to hike in the Alabama Hills and in my humble opinion the best feature in the Lone Pine area. Mt. Whitney... More 

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La Quinta, California
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31 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I was born in Lone Pine, and I never tire of visiting the Alabama Hills. they are fun to walk/hike on; nice to draw/paint; and good to just take in nature. Visit.

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Grand Junction Colorado
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74 reviews 74 reviews
7 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Went during the film festival in October and had a great time. This is where a bunch of the old westerns where filmed and they put photo stills near the rocks so you can see what movies where made at any one spot. WOW if you love old (and some new) western movies this it the place. Lots of hiking... More 

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Los Angeles
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131 reviews 131 reviews
56 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I had never visited the eastern Sierra Nevadas, so this trip was a treat. Be sure to take Movie Road for its entire length to see the dramatic backdrop of strange stone formations and breathtaking Mt. Whitney in the background. It's easy to see why the movie industry selected this location for many, many western and sci-fi movies. Fantastic! Not... More 

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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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171 reviews 171 reviews
71 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

It had been our intention to have a guided horseback tour of the hills but circumstances caused us to cancel that plan. Instead we drove the route around the hills stopping as we did to take in the various rock formations and stark beauty of the area. It is easy to understand why this place has been a magnet for... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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78 reviews 78 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Terrific views of Mt Whitney with lots of hiking amongst weird rock formations. A lot of terrific photography opportunities.

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