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Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park

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Its a hike up a hill to see these little specimens cover with grates and really hard to see. Not... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2019
ki0ki
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Dry hike in the desert, some trees on site, good museum

The park includes two main areas: the park itself with various trees in place and the museum. The... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2019
eddies339
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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A 16-million year old forest of petrified wood.
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It was one of the things on our list from Seattle to Spokane. A little out of the way and really not that impressive.
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Its a hike up a hill to see these little specimens cover with grates and really hard to see. Not especially impressed
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The Gingko forest is one of a kind. Well worth the stop at the State Park. The uniqueness of preservation is amazing.
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The park includes two main areas: the park itself with various trees in place and the museum. The park is a moderately large desert space with a lovely CCC ranger house. The path moves up the hill through the sage desert space. The trees are protected by concrete and rebar
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Small museum, but very infromative. They have several videos to select and watch. Views of the Columbia River and area are impressive.
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