Free campgrounds and camping
Extreme landscapes is a good description.
ARCHES OF ALABAMA
Incredible views of the Sierra Nevada
Alabama Hills were named in the 1860's
Roads wind through the rock
Besides natural arches and windows,
There are some pictographs in the Alabama
MOVIES FILMED IN
LOCATIONS IN ALABAMA HILLS
Continue past the historic plaque for
These camps are 1 1/4 mile north on
MOUNTAIN PEAKS Lone Pine Peak 12,994'
Lone Pine Peak
There's not much litter, mostly you
IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY
These are a couple caves / mines that
COTTONWOOD PASS WALK-IN C.G.
COTTONWOOD LAKES WALK-IN C.G.
DIAZ LAKE RECREATION AREA
HORSESHOE MEADOW EQUESTRIAN C.G.
LONE PINE CAMPGROUND
OAK CREEK CAMPGROUND
PORTAGE JOE CAMPGROUND
Also see: INYO
DIRECTIONS: ROAD CONDITIONS Summer temperatures can easily reach PHOTO HERE The wind on the mountain peaks was NOISE LEVEL: FLOWERS OF THE
ALABAMA HILLS MILEAGE CHART: Drinking water at Diaz Lake or Portagee
Joe C.G. Showers at Rock Creek RV Park Showers at Diaz Lake??? There are Showers located in Big Pine, CA. Showers at Furnace Creek, Death
Valley Wireless Internet connections at
several Best Grocery Store in Bishop, CA KEELER,
CALIFORNIA DARWIN, CALIFORNIA MANZANAR NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE ANCIENT
BRISTLECONE PINE FOREST COTTONWOOD CHARCOAL KILNS
From Lone Pine, CA / Hwy.395
(At the only stop light in town)
Turn west on Whitney Portal Road
2 1/2 mile turn right on Movie Flat Road
(More camp areas towards Horseshoe Meadows)
Whitney Portal Road is paved.
Dirt roads throughout Alabama Hills.
Mostly maintained with washboards.
RV's should stay on main roads.
Snow not plowed in winter, but it doesn't
snow that much and usually melts in a
100°F with limited shade spots. The mornings
are perfect, but by lunch time you just want
to find a good place to hide.
Wind blowing on the Mountain Peaks
Down on the valley floor was like a perfect
day, just a light breeze was the only evidence
of the mountain storms.
reported to be 120 miles per hour.
Feb. 26, 2007
About the only noises are from the birds
and occasional military planes... and then the
exceptions, like some movie production doing
A photo collection of wildflowers
Alabama Hills Recreation Area
Mileage from Lone Pine, CA
Big Pine 40 miles
Bishop 54 miles
Reno, Nevada xx miles
Los Angeles, CA xx miles
Death Valley Museum 105 miles
Death Valley Junction 133 miles
Death Valley National Park is about 50 miles.
Most established campgrounds and recreation
areas have good drinking water.
(About 3 miles south of Lone Pine)
solar showers, but in bad shape and
were closed in 2007???
Buy token at the Mobile Gas Station.
Cost $3.50 for 10 minutes.
locations in Bishop or Mommoth.
is Manor Market on Hwy.168 west
of town. (At the Shell Gas Station)
Much cheaper and fresher produce
than the major food chains...
LATITUDE: N 36°29.309
LONGITUDE: W 117°52.403
Photos from Keeler, CA
Located on Hwy.136
13 miles east from Lone Pine, CA
What a bizarre town... a complete subculture.
Included under the listing for Ghost Towns.
Darwin is located a couple miles south of
Hwy.190 (Just west of Death Valley
National Park). It could be listed as a Ghost
Town, but people live here. There are sections
of interesting old company houses...
(9 miles north of Lone Pine, CA)
Manzanar was a Japanese Relocation Center
during World War II. It is one square mile and
was enclosed with barb wire. It housed over
11,000 internees between March 1942 and
LATITUDE: N 37°11.023
LONGITUDE: W 118°15.708
Hwy.168 about 2 miles east of Big Pine, CA
Established 1884 as a freight and passenger station
on the Carson & Colorado Railway, know locally as
"The Slim Princess", the station fell into disuse during
the 1940's and was abandoned when the Railway ceased
operation in 1960.
Take Hwy.395 north to Big Pine, CA
One of our favorites with incredible views
of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Elevations
above 10,000 feet.
Cottonwood Charcoal Kilns. From Lone Pine
take Hwy.395 south about 11.5 miles. There is
a small road marker. The charcoal kilns are to
the east about 1/4 mile.
Summer temperatures can easily reach
The wind on the mountain peaks was
FLOWERS OF THE
Drinking water at Diaz Lake or Portagee
Showers at Rock Creek RV Park
Showers at Diaz Lake??? There are
Showers located in Big Pine, CA.
Showers at Furnace Creek, Death Valley
Wireless Internet connections at
Best Grocery Store in Bishop, CA
MANZANAR NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
BRISTLECONE PINE FOREST
COTTONWOOD CHARCOAL KILNS
ARCHES OF ALABAMA
HILLS ESTABLISHED CAMPGROUNDS: From the highest point in the
VALLEY NATIONAL PARK INDIAN
GRINDING STONES AND MORTARS CATTLE
GRAVEYARD Don't know where to dump your
asbestos? CHEMTRAILS Camped here Feb.20, 2007 Free campgrounds and camping
Photos, information, and directions
about the Arches of Alabama Hills.
INYO NATIONAL FOREST
See: Inyo National Forest Information
Includes photos and descriptions.
United States, Mt.Whitney at 14,496' to
the lowest place, Badwater, at nearly 282'
below sea level, extreme landscapes abound,
every road and turn produces something new...
Photos and information about Death Valley.
Includes free Campground Directory.
Also see: BIG SPRINGS
Also see: BRECKENRIDGE
Also see: BRISTLECONE PINE FOREST
Also see: BUTTERMILK COUNTRY
Also see: CHIMNEY PEAK
Also see: COTTONWOOD CANYON
Also see: CROWLEY LAKE
Also see: DEADMAN C.G
Also see: DEATH VALLEY / SALINE
Also see: DEATH VALLEY / WILDROSE
Also see: GLASS CREEK
Also see: GOVERNMENT WASH
Also see: HARTLEY SPRINGS
Also see: JAWBONE ROAD
Also see: KEYESVILLE ROAD
Also see: KIRCH FLAT
Also see: LAKE ISABELLA
Also see: PINE CREEK
Also see: PV PIT CAMPGROUND
Also see: SALT SPRINGS RESERVOIR
Also see: SHERMAN PASS ROAD
Also see: TRONA PINNACLES
Also see: WAGON WHEEL
Also see: WALKER PASS
You can find several Indian Mortars in the Alabama
Hills and surrounding area.
LATITUDE: N 36°35.210
LONGITUDE: W 118°04.162
This is not an official Tourist Attraction.
Don't want to pay the high disposal fees?
Then dump your asbestos in the Alabama Hills.
Chemtrails over Alabama Hills
Camped here April 28, 2008
Camped here January xx, 2009
Camped here March 15, 2009
CALIFORNIA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS
MOUNT WHITNEY PORTAL
ALABAMA HILLS RECREATION AREA
ARCHES OF ALABAMA
From the highest point in the
VALLEY NATIONAL PARK
GRINDING STONES AND MORTARS
Don't know where to dump your
Camped here Feb.20, 2007
Free campgrounds and camping