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Providence Mountains State Recreation Area

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Address: Essex, CA 92332
Phone Number: 760-928-2586
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California's most remote state park contains the only limestone caves in...

California's most remote state park contains the only limestone caves in the state park system.

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Gem Of California State Parks

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 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. There is a large locked gate blocking any means of entering. There are "no parking"... More 

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