Yellowstone National Park Sights

Petrified Tree

  • Geological Site

Published 01/19/2016

Fodor's Review

A century of vandalism has forced park officials to surround this 45-million-year-old petrified redwood tree with high wrought-iron gates. Doing so has protected the geological landmark, but it has utterly ruined the experience of viewing it.

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Grand Loop Rd., 1 mile west of Tower-Roosevelt, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

Published 01/19/2016


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