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Mormon Well Road Photos - Peek-a-Boo Canyon
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Mormon Well Road
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Overview

The Mormon Well Road is a long, rough, dirt road that runs across the Desert National Wildlife Refuge from Corn Creek to Highway 93. The road runs across the desert and over the mountains through spectacular country, including towering limestone cliffs; broad, flat valleys; and narrow, winding canyons. The road runs through several desert vegetation life zones, starting in the very dry (stunted) Mojave Desert Scrub Zone and climbing to the Yellow Pine (Ponderosa Pine) Zone. The variety of life zones provides different habitats for birds and other wildlife.

Details of the road (including GPS coordinates and maps) are presented on the Mormon Well Road webpage. Here photos show scenery and road conditions in Peek-a-Boo Canyon, that is, from about 17 to 20 miles out.

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Entering Peek-A-Boo Canyon (view E)
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Turnoff and parking for Peek-A-Boo Cave (view E)
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Looking back at Peek-A-Boo Cave (view SW during winter)
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Hikers in Peek-A-Boo Cave (view S)
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Peek-A-Boo Canyon (view NE)
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The "Peek-A-Boo Eye" in Peek-A-Boo Canyon (view NE)
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Peek-A-Boo Canyon (view NE)
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Peek-A-Boo Canyon (view NE)
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Peek-A-Boo Canyon (view NE)
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Peek-A-Boo Canyon (view NE)
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Getting beyond Peek-A-Boo Canyon (view NE)
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Trailhead parking for Quartzite Peak North route (view NE)
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