Updated: October 5, 2015
Call for updates 760 252-6108 (7 days a week); 760 252-6101 (weekdays only).
Kelso Dunes Road will be CLOSED November 9 - 13, 2015 for road surface improvements. Kelso Dunes trailhead and roadside campsites at the end of Kelso Dunes Road will be inaccessible during this time.
The eastbound Essex Road exit from Interstate 40 is CLOSED due to ongoing road work. The westbound exit remains open. A detour is available and directs visitors to travel to the next exit to the east and get back on Interstate 40 westbound to exit at Essex Road.
Paved Roads - Watch for potholes on all paved roads.
When traveling to the preserve via I-15 or I-40 check Caltran's Highway Information Service for up-to-the-minute road conditions at 1-800-427-7623.
Traveling to the park on the historic Route 66? Check on Route 66 road closures and updates here.
Mid Hills Campground - Open. First come, first served only.
Hole-in-the-Wall Campground - Open. October - November, and March - April are the busiest periods, when the campground may fill on weekends. First come, first served only.
Black Canyon Group and Equestrian Campground - Open. Reservations required; call 760-928-2572 for more information.
Kelso Depot Visitor Center open daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed Christmas Day.
Mitchell Caverns, Providence Mountains State Recreation Area remains CLOSED until further notice.