Monday, March 14, 2016
Alabama Hills Boondocking
In the 1920s Hollywood film makers discovered these beautiful and dramatic rock strewn acres on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevadas and featured them in 100s of films, mostly westerns. By the 1960s the popularity of cowboy movies had waned but the area is still a good backdrop for commercials and has been used in more recent movies such as Tremors, Gladiator and Star Wars.
But the best thing is this is all BLM land and therefore is open for 14 days of free camping. There are dozens of beautiful campsites with amazing scenery in all directions. You might be camping where the Lone Ranger and Silver rode but hopefully not on top of a sand worm tunnel!
Boondocking 36.60512, -118.12118