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Devil's Playground

Address: Petrified Forest National Park, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ
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Type: Deserts, Outdoors
Owner description: Eroded area of the Painted Desert where colors are brilliant.
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Type: Deserts, Outdoors
Owner description: Eroded area of the Painted Desert where colors are brilliant.
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Gibsonton, Fl
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

As I drove through Petrified I picked up beautiful wood samples to bring home. What colors, the drive through Painted desert was icing on the trip. Petroglyphs, the amazing scenery and vibrant colors. If possible, go! P.S. , the samples were bought at Fred Harvey. Y'all take only pictures, no wood please.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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110 reviews 110 reviews
46 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This is a small treasure of a national park. The petrified wood is truly amazing and is plentiful to see in its two museums and, even better, out on the paths and drives. It’s amazing to see petrified logs strewn around as if giants had laid them flat centuries ago. The colors and textures of the former wood remain in... More 

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Bryson City, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

I am working in this part of the country for the summer, so on my days off, i enjoy trying to absorb as much of the local scenery as I can. This place is a "short trip' from where I am staying at Gallup, NM, and I had an enjoyable afternoon visitng this part of the state. NM is called... More 

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Fallbrook, California, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

This is a drive thru with a few pull offs to explore. Road is very well paved. The scenery is so colorful and beautiful, the petrified wood was neat to look at. Great family fun!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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122 reviews 122 reviews
29 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

The entire park is a marvel! Take time to visit newspaper rock to see over 650 petriglyphs.

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