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After crossing the valley, Gold Valley Road comes to an end and I join the larger Black Canyon Road The lower part of Gold Valley Road has more sand; I sometimes lose traction and need to walk the bike occasionallyThumbnailsAt the Hole-in-the-Wall visitor centre, I recharge my cell phone and chat with Preserve staff and a couple of visitorsThe lower part of Gold Valley Road has more sand; I sometimes lose traction and need to walk the bike occasionallyThumbnailsAt the Hole-in-the-Wall visitor centre, I recharge my cell phone and chat with Preserve staff and a couple of visitorsThe lower part of Gold Valley Road has more sand; I sometimes lose traction and need to walk the bike occasionallyThumbnailsAt the Hole-in-the-Wall visitor centre, I recharge my cell phone and chat with Preserve staff and a couple of visitorsThe lower part of Gold Valley Road has more sand; I sometimes lose traction and need to walk the bike occasionallyThumbnailsAt the Hole-in-the-Wall visitor centre, I recharge my cell phone and chat with Preserve staff and a couple of visitorsThe lower part of Gold Valley Road has more sand; I sometimes lose traction and need to walk the bike occasionallyThumbnailsAt the Hole-in-the-Wall visitor centre, I recharge my cell phone and chat with Preserve staff and a couple of visitors

There's even a bit of pavement here, briefly, on Black Canyon Road, before I turn in on the short dirt road to the Hole-in-the-Wall visitor centre.