Five miles west of Beatty, Sawtooth Mt. hosts a repeater site and overlooks the abandoned mining town of Rhyolite to the south. Zdon's advice to park below the steepest part of the road and hike a bit may be good advice. Those people maintaining the site aren't using their own personal vehicles to get to the top.
NW to the snowcapped peaks of the Inyo mountains.
NE to the Nevada Test Site.
North to the Sarcobatus Flat.
East to Beatty and the Bare Mt. massif.