National park service logo national park service search this site all nps search open menu did you know that petrified forest is more spectacular than ever. Route 66 was commissioned in 1926 and officially decommissioned in 1985 petrified forest national park is the only national park site that contains a segment of the historic route 66 alignment, as well as the beale road and two branches of the national old trails highway. Petrified forest national park is a united states national park in navajo and apache counties in northeastern arizona named for its large deposits of petrified wood. California state parks national park service historically and scientifically significant as the state's only petrified forest dating from the eocene. We've rounded up the best sights in petrified forest national park so you don't miss a thing.
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Petrified forest national park features one of the world's largest and most colorful concentrations of petrified wood. Petrified forest national park: 10 tips for your visit scientific studies show that the petrified trees found within the park date back 211 to 218 million years. Petrified forest museum association, petrified forest national park, az 143 likes all proceeds from purchases made through the pfma store go directly. Petrified forest national park is located in arizona, travel the park road to see sites including historic route 66, desert views, blue bentonite mesas, petrified wood, petrified logs, petroglyphs and thepainted desert inn which is a national.
Petrified forest national park: petrified forest national park, desert area containing plant and animal fossils and archaeological sites in eastern arizona, us, 19 miles (30 km) east of holbrook it was established as a national monument in 1906 and as a. Arizona's petrified forest the arizona petrified forest national park is located in the northeastern part of arizona about 25 miles east of holbrook, arizona. A guide to the petrified forest national park, arizona - description, photographs, geology, conservation and hiking trails. Petrified forest national park, 93,533 acres dating from the triassic period publishing as infoplease.
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Free camping near petrified forest national park maps, photos and user reviews of free camping areas near petrified forest national park use our trip planner for your next camping vacation. Petrified forest national park straddles the border between apache county and navajo county in northeastern arizona the park is about 30 miles (48 km) long from north to south, and its width varies from a maximum of about 12 miles (19 km) in the north to a minimum of about 1 mile (16 km) along a narrow corridor between the north and. Find out information about petrified forest national park dating from the triassic period petrified forest, az 86028 phone: 928-524-6228.