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Providence Mountains State Recreation Area

Essex, CA 92332
+1 760-928-2586
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Mitchell Caverns, finally opened in Nov 2017.

I make it a point to visit this area when I am in Laughlin area. I have visited Mitchell Caverns... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
adam873
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Diamond Bar, California
via mobile
A great experience in Mitchell Caverns

We drove 168 miles to reach this amazing place. Although it's kind of tired and bit rush, we got a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
EmilyChuang
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San Diego, California
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California's most remote state park contains the only limestone caves in the state park system.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I make it a point to visit this area when I am in Laughlin area. I have visited Mitchell Caverns couple of times before the closure due to budget cuts in 2011. Caverns opened to Public is one of the complex Caverns system lies in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove 168 miles to reach this amazing place. Although it's kind of tired and bit rush, we got a great tour guide who brought a useful and interesting tour to a group of 18. Make sure you make a reservation and read the direction...More

Thank EmilyChuang
Reviewed 26 November 2017

The main attraction are the just recently re-openend Mitchell Caverns. It is great little gem of a cavern and easily accessible. There is a short and mostly level hike from the ranger station. Andy, the ranger leading the tours, is very knowledgeable about the caverns...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Providence Mountains State Recreation Area, Essex, California, is the Gem Of California State Parks.

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Reviewed 17 December 2015

For anyone interested, the Providence State Recreation Area access from here has been closed for several years. Over the last few years I have tried to access them without any success. Essex Road past Black Canyon Road is not maintained and is dubious in spots....More

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