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Petrified Forest National Park


Petrified Forest National Park, located in northeastern Arizona, is a mesmerizing wonderland renowned for its vast deposits of petrified wood, ancient trees turned to stone over millions of years. The park’s breathtaking landscape includes the colorful badlands of the Painted Desert, adorned with vibrant hues formed by diverse mineral deposits in the rocks. Alongside the geological wonders, the park boasts evidence of human presence dating back over 13,000 years, with Native American pueblo ruins and petroglyphs that offer insights into its rich cultural history. As visitors explore the scenic drives and hiking trails, they are immersed in a world of natural marvels and awe-inspiring antiquity, while the National Park Service ensures the conservation of this unique and treasured environment for generations to come. It is the only national park that Route 66 runs through.

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