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FLOWERS OF ALABAMA HILLS:
We are not the expert on wildflowers. This small photo gallery does not include a complete listing of all the wildflowers.

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

Flowers
More flowers...

More Flowers
More Flowers... Apricot Globe Mallow?

Wildflowers - Lupine
More Flowers... Lupine
May 16, 2007

Wildflowers
More flowers... some nice photos.
May 30, 2007

Wildflowers
More flowers...
June 2, 2007

Wildflowers
June 15, 2007
(Actual photo from Buttermilk Country)

Alabama Hills is a desert environment and not much grows out here besides the sage brush. When you see wildflowers, it is kind of special.

Beavertail Cactus
Beavertail Cactus
(Actual photo from Buttermilk Country)

PHOTO HERE
More Cactus...

And don't forget the cactus, which put on an impressive show as they explode with color.

Alabama Hills Recreation Area
Sign at Alabama Hills Recreation Area

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.

Mount Whitney
Mount Whitney

Arch Off Whitney Portal Road
Arch Off Whitney Portal Road

ARCHES OF ALABAMA HILLS
Photos, information, and directions about the Arches of Alabama Hills. There are 100's of natural arches.

DIRECTIONS:
From Lone Pine, CA / Hwy.395
(At the only stop light in town)
Turn west on Whitney Portal Road

Whitney Portal Road
Whitney Portal Road

ROAD CONDITIONS
Whitney Portal Road is paved.

WEATHER:
Lone Pine
Whitney Summit


TOURIST PHOTOS

Indian Mortars and Dynamite Holes
LATITUDE: N 3636.177
LONGITUDE: W 11804.470
Grinding Rock with Dynamite Holes
Near the Information Kiosk on Whitney Portal Road.

INDIAN GRINDING STONES
AND MORTARS

You can find several Indian Mortars in the Alabama Hills and surrounding area.

Cattle Graveyard
Cattle Graveyard
What a horrible sight to see...
There is a calf hanging out through the rib cage and the hay from the stomach spilled out on the ground.

CATTLE GRAVEYARD
LATITUDE: N 3635.210
LONGITUDE: W 11804.162
This is not an official Tourist Attraction.

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