Filming on Public Lands

America’s public lands have long been popular with the motion picture industry, and many major motion pictures, television shows and commercials have been filmed on BLM-managed lands. 

Two visitors photograph the mountains at Alabama Hills in California. Photo by Bob Wick, BLM.

Desert landscapes, dry lake beds, mountain terrain and open range provide incomparable settings for national and international film and video productions. @mypubliclands Flickr spotlights previous locations.