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Providence Mountains State Recreation Area



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    5889.31 acres

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After being closed for nearly seven years due to major infrastructure upgrades, Providence Mountains State Recreation Area reopened on November 3, 2017.

Outdoor enthusiasts will once again be able to enjoy one of the most iconic and time capsule parks in California. This unique and remote travel destination offers a frontier experience of timeless landscapes and breathtaking views. The park is also home to the beautiful Mitchell Caverns, a diverse habitat full of limestone cave formations and unique wildlife - everything from bats to tiny pseudoscorpions and more.

We invite you to visit this iconic state recreation area. There are a number of day-use activities available for the public including tours of Mitchell Caverns and park trails. Also, Providence Mountains State Recreation Area is located within the Mojave National Preserve. Visitors can visit Providence Mountains early in the morning and explore the other wonderful sites within the Mojave National Preserve including camping under the stars.

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Wildlife Watching
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Rules & Regulation
Dogs Permitted With Restrictions

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