Essex has 7 hiking trails. These trails range from 0.5 to 8.4 miles in length. The most popular trails are Crystal Spring Trail, Mitchell Caverns/Providence Mountains State Recreation Area and Hole-in-the-Wall. Trails.com member Dave O. recently completed Mojave: Hole-in-the-Wall/Rings Trail.
Mojave: Hole-in-the-Wall/Rings TrailView Trail Details
Hole-in-the-Wall was created about 18.5 million years ago, when a volcano exploded in the nearby Woods Mountains. The resulting cloud of gas, ...
Mojave: Mid Hills to Hole-in-the-Wall TrailView Trail Details
This is a beautiful point-to-point climb (or descent) through views and colorful geology in Gold Valley. Vehicle: Passenger car.
Crystal Spring TrailView Trail Details
Here you can explore the rugged geology and diverse plants on high Mojave Desert mountain slopes. Vehicle: Passenger car.
Mitchell Caverns/Providence Mountains State Recreation AreaView Trail Details
Nature’s creative forces are sure to please any visitor to Mitchell Caverns. Stalactites, stalagmites, columns, shields, helictites, coral pipes, ...
Mary Beale Nature TrailView Trail Details
Named after a naturalist who dedicated her life to studying the plants of the Mojave, this trail is an informative and only mildly challenging ...
Mitchell CavernsView Trail Details
Mitchell Caverns is a spectacular system of limestone caves in the Providence Mountains. Visitors to the caverns will see stalactites, stalagmites, ...
Hole-in-the-WallView Trail Details
A volcanic eruption 18 million years ago in the Mojave Desert emitted dense blasts of super-heated ash. The ash, dust, and volcanic gas from ...