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Yellowstone National Park Sights

Petrified Tree

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Updated 11/25/2013

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If you enjoy seeing bears in zoo pens, you'll get the same level of satisfaction as you look at this geological landmark surrounded on all four sides by high wrought-iron gates. Unfortunately, a century of vandalism has forced park officials to completely enclose this 45-million-year-old redwood tree—utterly ruining the experience.

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Grand Loop Rd., 1 mi west of Tower-Roosevelt, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States

Updated 11/25/2013


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