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Interesting butte arising to quite a height as you drive closer in proximity. We stopped to admire... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2018
Solivagant1975
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This was a special place to the ancient peoples who lived here. It is special to me, also. I find a... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2019
AnthonyS2923
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Reviewed June 2, 2019

This was a special place to the ancient peoples who lived here. It is special to me, also. I find a sense of peace and reverence here that I lose touch with in the cities. Here, you can find yourself, if you only open up...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank AnthonyS2923
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Martha’s Butte - is definitely Off of the Beaten Path and is located up in the Northern part of the park. It’s out in the Boonies so you need to plan ahead & prepare to visit it. Not for everyone & especially not for small...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David B L
Reviewed August 11, 2018

When you are traversing through the Petrified Forest, make sure you stop by this Butte and take it all in. The views are stunning and there are plenty of photo opportunities at hand. Don't be in a rush, there are some great scenic views to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank DannyWasserman
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Interesting butte arising to quite a height as you drive closer in proximity. We stopped to admire the colorful striations and size as it was so close to a parking area. Had there been more time, I would have loved to hike it!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Solivagant1975
Reviewed July 3, 2017

I was determined to do the park at my age-range... Senior.... the ones with the lifetime pass etc. but everyone was telling me I had to hike. I was NOT going to hike..... but Martha's Butte is in one of the sheets you can get...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank iamdjstar
Reviewed June 21, 2017

The butte is right along the main road that winds through the park. No need to get out - just observe as you drive past it.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank CleopatraBunny
Reviewed December 14, 2016

We found this hike on the "off the beaten path" portion of the National Park webpage. This hike was a flat one mile hike to a butte with many petroglyph (2 miles round trip). There is no official trail, rather a topography map is available...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank warrenville111
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