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Alabama Hills

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Address: Lone Pine, CA
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+1 888-361-3731
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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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Hikers Paradise (& skate boarders also)

This little (not so little) destination can often escape you if your not paying attention. Lone Pine is a pass thru town on U.S. Route 395. Most people simply drive by this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Granada Hills
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Granada Hills
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This little (not so little) destination can often escape you if your not paying attention. Lone Pine is a pass thru town on U.S. Route 395. Most people simply drive by this location on their way to/from Los Angeles to Mammoth Mountain or Reno. Alabama Hills is a unique range of hills and rock formation just on the Eastern Slope... More 

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On a cool, rainy February day, we drove on the beautiful and historic 'Movie Loop Road' of Alabama Hills, where over 400 western films were made. This is a serene, quiet place, with beautiful views of Mount Whitney when weather is clear. We enjoyed the easy .5 mile loop walk to see Mobius Arch and its smaller brother Lathe Arch.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The rock formations are a nice drive by view, and with a little signage it could be a lot better. I n particular, signage of where you are and how to get out or in would be very useful. We turned around on "movie road"(??)and went back since our GPS (phone) was not picking up on where we were and... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove into the Alabama Hills and did a little hiking in the mud and snow. The scenery was so exquisite with Mount Whitney looming above us. Great to imagine all the movies bustling and thundering through these rocks and hills

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Coarsegold, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a photographer I found the beauty of Mt. Whitney contrasted to the dark rock formations incomparable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great town , views are majestic and beautiful !! Good restaurants and hotels. Scenery is awesome and local bakery and restaurants are friendly and good food !!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

I got there late in the day and the light was fading, so I did not drive far, but I can imagine how awesome the rest of it is! I only saw the beginning of the drive. The rock formations are out of this world. I can see why many movies filmed there! It's almost other-worldly! Like Joshua Tree Nat.... More 

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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

Picturesque rocky hills where you can play Cowboys and Indians... Or take photos and hike... Good half-day activity.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in lone pine and was heading to manzanar and took the movie road through this recreation area. It has s a dirt road and added about 10 mins to the drive but soooo worth it. We wouldn't have seen the beautiful views from the road

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Thank ElHaKa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

Drove all thru the Alabama Hills and found it to be a unique and awesome area. Watched the sunrise on Mount Whitney on a very cold morning. The colors were beautiful.

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