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Petrified Forest National Park Travel Guide

Petrified Forest National Park Top Experiences

Want to learn more about Petrified Forest National Park? Read our in-depth articles on a variety of topics.

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Top Reasons to Go to Petrified Forest National Park

Terrific timber: Be mesmerized by the clusters of petrified (fossilized) wood. The trees look like they're made of colorful stone. Route...

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Best Campgrounds in Petrified Forest

There are no campgrounds in the park. Backpacking or minimal-impact camping is allowed in a designated zone north of Lithodendron Wash in the...

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Plants and Wildlife in Petrified Forest

Engelmann's asters and sunflowers are among the blooms in the park each summer. Juniper trees, cottonwoods, and willows grow along Puerco River...

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Petroglyphs: The Writing on the Wall

Like some other historic sites in Eastern Arizona, Petrified Forest National Park is a great place to view petroglyphs and pictographs—designs...

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