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Dry Creek Petrified Forest

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Great Geology Hike

A local geologist/hiker and I took a group of senior citizens to this location. It is a secluded... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2019
Jean H
Sheridan, Wyoming
Interesting Site but Wrong Location

Visited this site with a tour group of 4 - pleasant walk over a 3/4 mile loop amid grasses & wild... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
Auckland, New Zealand
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Feb 17, 2019
“Great Geology Hike”
Jun 8, 2018
“Interesting Site but Wrong Location”
Tipperary Road, Buffalo, WY
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Reviewed February 17, 2019

A local geologist/hiker and I took a group of senior citizens to this location. It is a secluded location without shade, except for the picnic area, so go in cool times of year or early morning in the summer. Having an individual who is knowledgable...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jean H
Reviewed January 28, 2019

This is a short walk- probably 3/4 of a mile at most with petrified trees all around. There is helpful signs telling you about history as well. Can be a little muddy at times but still super fun- also a great place to walk a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited this site with a tour group of 4 - pleasant walk over a 3/4 mile loop amid grasses & wild flowers, set in rolling hills ... not a large number of fossilised tree specimens, but it’s still fascinating to see 60 million year old...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Peter59
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Who knew this was even there!? Fun evidence of the natural history of Wyoming. Easy, short hike and some cool specimens of, larger than I expected, petrified trees. Great place to take some youngin's.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank benstarross
Reviewed July 11, 2017

My kids loved walking here when they were younger. If you've never been to a petrified forest, then visit this one so you can atleast say that you've been to a petrified forest.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank AprilPoleyRealtor
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Finding this place is the first challenge. We had a hand drawn map form the BLM office In Buffalo. We did not see any signs except at the entrance. The walk is pleasant so long as you do not do it on a 100 degree...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank cityglow
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took our 20 month old out here because we wanted to get out of the hotel and find something to do. We found this short trail (0.8 mile) and made our way out. We enjoyed the hike and the great views...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank orndorf32
Reviewed July 2, 2017

We went out first thing in the morning and there were no other people there. Very quiet and the views were great. You get to see the tree rings up close and one fairly large petrified tree where the dirt has been stripped away. It's...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Pat S
Reviewed June 29, 2016

How amazing to see such ancient tree trunks and bits preserved! I feel like this area is definitely under advertised! I loved learning the little tidbits about how the trees formed into what you see today! It was a nice little walk/hike, but not of...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank 1Lanae1
Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

The kids loved it! It is a very easy trail for little ones and scenery was beautiful. It was very educational. We also enjoyed the information booklet you pick up at the beginning of the trail.

6  Thank Smaxey1
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July 29, 2017|
Response from AprilPoleyRealtor | Reviewed this property |
I believe so but I would keep them on leashes to avoid losing them when they run off chasing rabbits or antelope.