Providence Mountains State Recreation Area, Essex

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The Providence Mountains State Recreation Area is located in the Providence Mountains, within the Mojave National Preserve in San Bernardino County, California. It is also home to the Mitchell Caverns Natural Preserve.
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Providence Mountains State Recreation Area Reviews

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  • Yes, everyone loves Mitchell Caverns, but spread the love to the Hole in the Wall Visitors Center and take one of the most eco-diverse hikes you will likely find anywhere outside of Yellowstone...  more »
  • It was a good tour with a knowledgeable ranger. This was my 3rd cave. My only complaint was that due to the ranger wanting to talk so much, the tour was a little too long for me. Was suppose to 1.5...  more »
  • One of the best caverns we have visited in the western US. There is not much to see or do at the park if you do not take the cavern tour. Make sure you get reservations for a tour before you go...  more »
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  • Beautiful & historic... The CA State Park Ranger giving the tour of the Mitchell Caverns was very informative & fun.
  • Super cool area in the Mojave with so much to explore. Book ahead for Mitchell Caverns. Hole-in-the-wall visitors center being renovated and the campgrounds fill up fast. Watch out for wandering cattle and jackrabbits.
  • A very beautiful area in the Mojave. Mitchell Caverns are a highlight. Well worth a visit, but make sure make reservations for the caverns.
  • Best place ever🥰♥️
  • Well preserved and an amazing time capsule from geologic history. The off trail wandering allowed

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