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Description: Located near Lone Pine, these hills form the gateway to Mount Whitney, and...
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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A hidden gem on our road trip. With out of this world landscapes. Only a short drive from lone pine its worth a trip out

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A hidden gem on our road trip. With out of this world landscapes. Only a short drive from lone pine its worth a trip out

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Succasunna, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

we took a drive up to the hills and what a beautiful place to visit. would tell anyone to go .it's amazing the colors and shapes of the landscapes

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Corona, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Are you a movie buff? Are you nostalgic for the good old days when John Wayne would ride in on his horse to save the day? If you said yes and you are driving along HWY 395 near Lone Pine, add the Alabama Hills to your itinerary. The setting of more than 150 movies since the 1920s, the Alabama Hills... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Could spend hours and hours walking the place. Found mobious arch but there is much more to see. I found it almost spiritual climbing around to get better views of the Sierras and Mt. Whitney. Please take a stroll around sunrise or sunset and you will be rewarded big time. Also found out some scenes of ironman and gladiator were... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Make the time to do this. Its close to town and fairly easy to drive. Pack a lunch, or some wine and cheese and make this is a destination. Take a short walk, or a hike. Take time to just be there and enjoy the peace. We were there at sunset - EXCEPTIONAL. Don't miss this one.

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Malibu, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Not far off the 395 on your way to and from Mammoth. Take the whitney portal road up to "movie road" It becomes dirt but is way easy and ok for any sorta car. So many movies were/are filmed here. Alabama Hills are so cool. You'll probably think you recognize some of the rock and boulder formations. It has an... More 

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hollywood, california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Soooo many movies have been made in this area. Old westerns, Ganga Din, Tremors, etc. I see the area in commercials all the time too. It's a really interesting place to visit...you will enjoy it! This is a mountain range btw and it's the same age as the Sierras! How's that for a factoid?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

The variety of stone formations made hiking around just the best! We were climbing rocks and taking tons of pictures. Beautiful. I hadn't seen the movies shot in the different areas so I couldn't really pick out scenes, but it is kind of motivating to go see some old Westerns. We could have spent more time here but it was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Our hotel had a variety of different pamphlets of what to do in the area and Alabama hills was one of them. This little sheet of paper was a homemade map of all the different shapes that you could see in certain rocks. Upon exploring, I think we made a wrong turn because we went down this super narrow road... More 

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Drummoyne, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The guide map wasn't really helpful. but aside from that we think we managed to see a few familiar scenes from movies long ago. But even without the movie reference, this is a surreal landscape that is worth seeing if you're in the area.

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