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At the foot of Black Canyon Road, Essex Road is reached Black Canyon Road winds through the Colton Hills as it approaches Essex RoadThumbnailsLooking northwest up Essex Road from the bottom of Black Canyon Road toward Mitchell Caverns and Providence MountainsBlack Canyon Road winds through the Colton Hills as it approaches Essex RoadThumbnailsLooking northwest up Essex Road from the bottom of Black Canyon Road toward Mitchell Caverns and Providence MountainsBlack Canyon Road winds through the Colton Hills as it approaches Essex RoadThumbnailsLooking northwest up Essex Road from the bottom of Black Canyon Road toward Mitchell Caverns and Providence MountainsBlack Canyon Road winds through the Colton Hills as it approaches Essex RoadThumbnailsLooking northwest up Essex Road from the bottom of Black Canyon Road toward Mitchell Caverns and Providence MountainsBlack Canyon Road winds through the Colton Hills as it approaches Essex RoadThumbnailsLooking northwest up Essex Road from the bottom of Black Canyon Road toward Mitchell Caverns and Providence Mountains

Turning right (northwest) leads to Mitchell Caverns (Providence Mountains State Recreation Area) after five miles; turning left (my route) leads to Interstate 40 and historic Route 66.