Updated: January 26, 2016
Call for updates 760 252-6108 (Thursday - Monday); 760 252-6101 (weekdays only).
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.