Ocotillo Wells SVRA

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This 200 foot-high granite and sand island is named for the challenge it presents to the OHV enthusiast. It is actually an ancient decomposing mountain top. A dark coat of desert varnish covers the rocks as a result of exposure to sunlight. There are several old hidden mine shafts along the mountainside here. The mines are said to be haunted. People have reported seeing flickering lights near the mines at night after a rainfall.






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