ARCHES OF ALABAMA HILLS
ALABAMA HILLS RECREATION AREA
California Tourist Guide and Destinations
NABSQNO 11S-396988-4051210
"WHITNEY PORTAL ARCH"
"Arch Off Whitney Portal Road"
Also referred as Western Arch

UTM COORDINATES: 11S-396988-4051210
UTM Coordinates is official name of arch
LATITUDE: N 3636.136
LONGITUDE: W 11809.345
ACCURACY: 20'
ELEVATION: 5400'
DIMENSIONS: Total span about 12' wide
See detailed measurements below

Arch Off Whitney Portal Road
Whitney Portal Arch
Arch Off Whitney Portal Road

Whitney Portal Arch is awesome and
inspiring. One of the more famous arches
in Alabama Hills.

Whitney Portal Arch
Whitney Portal Arch

Whitney Portal Arch
Whitney Portal Arch in distance

Views fron Whitney Portal Arch
Views from Whitney Portal Arch

Rattlesnake Hill and with Owens Lake
Rattlesnake Hill and with Owens Lake in distance

Looking north at the Alabama Hills
Looking north at the Alabama Hills

Sunset from Whitney Portal Arch
Sunset from Whitney Portal Arch
Mount Whitney

ROCK FORMATIONS and LANDMARKS
Landmarks to help locate Whitney Portal Arch...

Bridge over Lone Pine Creek
Bridge over Lone Pine Creek
Located 5.3 miles west of Lone Pine, CA
Park here and walk across the bridge, then
follow the trail left. Walk about 10 minutes
and you can see Whitney Portal Arch about
halfway up the hillside. Keep an eye on the
arch and walk towards it. (There are no actual
trails to the arch, but it is an easy walk)

Boulders
Boulders from trail along Lone Pine Creek
Walk north from here towards Whitney Portal Arch

Whitney Portal Arch
Whitney Portal Arch can be viewed in distance

DIRECTIONS:
From Lone Pine, CA / Hwy.395
(At the only stop light in town)
Turn west on Whitney Portal Road
In 5.3 miles there is a spur road and
parking area. Walk across the wood
bridge over Lone Pine Creek and follow
trail to the west. Walk about 10 minutes
and arch can be viewed to your right,
about 3/4 way up the hillside. Keep the
arch in view as you walk towards it.

There are several other arches in this area.

ROAD CONDITIONS
Paved roads...

MAP
Map of Alabama Hills Arches

PHOTO HERE
Satellite Image of Whitney Portal Arch

Best photos in the evening when the sun
shines directly on the arch. Mornings offer
great mountain backdrops.

Whitney Portal Arch
Whitney Portal Arch

Whitney Portal Arch
Whitney Portal Arch

Mount Whitney through Whitney Portal Arch
Mount Whitney through Whitney Portal Arch

MEASUREMENTS:
Measurements for Whitney Portal Arch

Measurements
Measurements for Whitney Portal Arch
Grid measurements available in future release

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

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.

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ALABAMA HILLS RECREATION AREA
NATURAL ARCHES AND WINDOWS
WHITNEY PORTAL ARCH