Petrified Forest National Park



Petrified Forest was designated a National Monument on December 8, 1906, and then as a National Park on December 9, 1962. This 93,532.57-acre Arizona park is one of the best places in the world to see the fossil record from the Late Triassic Period. Here one can view high desert fields strewn with petrified wood, hike dramatic badlands of hoodoos and geological formations, go back-country camping, and see paleontology exhibits, ancient petroglyphs, the ruined village of Puerco Pueblo, and the historic Painted Desert Inn Museum. It’s also the only national park unit to be part of historic Route 66.

Petrified Forest National Park is located is in northeastern Arizona, about 50 miles from the New Mexico border on Interstate 40. Plan your visit at:

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