ARCHES OF ALABAMA HILLS
ALABAMA HILLS RECREATION AREA
California Tourist Guide and Destinations
"MOBIUS ARCH"

UTM COORDINATES:
UTM Coordinates is cataloged name of arch

LATITUDE: N 36°36.811
LONGITUDE: W 118°07.548
ACCURACY: 15'
ELEVATION: 4695'
DIMENSIONS: See measurements below

Mobius Arch
Mobius Arch with framed view of Mount Whitney

MOBIUS ARCH
Mobius Arch is one of the most photographed
arch in the Alabama Hills. You should be able
to find this arch without too much difficulty.
In this same area are other interesting arches.

Mobius Arch
Mobius Arch

Mobius Arch
Mobius Arch

Lathe Arch is about just a couple steps west

ROCK FORMATIONS and LANDMARKS
Landmarks to help locate Lathe Arch
Take Movie Road to the Heart Arch pull-out
(Heart Arch is easily viewed from Movie Road)
See directions and map.

Mobius Arch
Mobius Arch in the distance

Mobius Arch Viewed from Distance
Mobius Arch near the center of above image,
but blends in with the background.

You can view Mobius Arch from the parking
area, but it really blends into the background
from this angle and difficult to actually notice it.

Mobius Arch Trailhead
Trailhead towards Mobius Arch
In recent years the trail has been lined with rocks,
making it easier to locate Mobius Arch.

DIRECTIONS:
From Lone Pine, CA / Hwy.395
(At the only stop light in town)
Turn west on Whitney Portal Road
In 2 1/2 miles turn on Movie Road
Take Movie Flat Road 1 1/2 mile
Stay right at the Y in the road
Park at the first pull-out on the left
(You can see the Heart Arch)
Walk northwest down into the wash
There is a marked trail lined with rocks.
Mobius Arch is north about 100 yards

Trail towards Mobius Arch
From the Heart Arch Parking Area, follow this
trail across the wash and then walk north.

ROAD CONDITIONS
Whitney Portal Road is paved.
Movie Flat Road is a maintained
dirt surface with washboards.

MAP
Map of Alabama Hills Arches

Satellite Image of Mobius Arch
Satellite Image of Mobius Arch

BEST PHOTOS:
Early morning is the best time to capture
the mountain views. Mount Whitney and
Lone Pine Peak are prominent in the back-
ground.

MEASUREMENTS:
Measurements for Mobius Arch

Measurements
Measurements for Mobius Arch
Grid measurements available in future release

Heart Arch
Heart Arch
Viewed from Mobius Arch Trailhead

HEART ARCH
Can be seen from Mobius Arch Trailhead

Lathe Arch
Lathe Arch is about 20 feet west of Mobius Arch
Because of it's low profile it goes unnoticed, but
at the right angles can produce some great photos.

LATHE ARCH
Lathe Arch is west from Mobius Arch

ARCHES OF ALABAMA HILLS
There are hundreds of natural arches throughout
Alabama Hills Recreation Area.
The best way to
find arches is by walking around the rock formations.
The arches blend in with the surrounding rocks.

Alabama Hills Recreation Area
Alabama Hills Recreation Area

Alabama Hills were named in the 1860's during
the Civil War by Southern sympathizers in honor
of the Confederate warship CSS Alabama. The
Alabama Hills Recreation Area was dedicated
in 1969 by Bureau of Land Management and
encompasses almost 30,000 acres.

MOVIES FILMED IN ALABAMA HILLS
Several movies have been filmed in this area,
including Gunga Din, The Lone Ranger, ect...

MOVIE LOCATIONS IN ALABAMA HILLS
Locations of movies filmed in the Alabama Hills.
Locations have been matched with images from
the movie. Directions to help find the locations.
Included are GPS coordinates and satellite photos.

INDIAN GRINDING STONES AND MORTARS
You can find several Indian Mortars in the Alabama
Hills and surrounding area.

Whitney Portal Road
Whitney Portal Road

Alabama Hills Recreation Area
Sign at Alabama Hills Recreation Area

Movie Flat Road
Movie Flat Road

Movie Flat Road
Movie Flat Road

MORE PHOTOS OF ALABAMA HILLS
Photos included on the free campground
directory for Alabama Hills Recreation Area.

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK
Photos and information about Death Valley.
Includes free Campground Directory.
Death Valley National Park is about
50 miles east from Lone Pine, CA

Old house in Keeler California
Old house in Keeler, CA

KEELER, CALIFORNIA
Photos from Keeler.
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.

TOURIST PHOTOS

CAMPGROUNDS IN THE USA
Free campgrounds in the USA

ARCHES OF ALABAMA HILLS

Flowers at Alabama Hills
Scarlet Locoweed
Alabama Hills Recreation Area
March 10, 2007

WILDFLOWERS OF ALABAMA HILLS
A photo collection of wildflowers from
the Alabama Hills Recreation Area.

Sign at Mobius Arch Trailhead
Sign at Mobius Arch Trailhead
Heart Arch viewed from the Mobius Arch Trailhead
and parking area.

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