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Jun 2, 2019
“Another Amazing Place in this Place of Places.”
May 31, 2019
“Nature's natural canvas with stunning views”
Eroded area of the Painted Desert where colors are brilliant.
Petrified Forest National Park, AZ
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Reviewed June 2, 2019

When I looked out over this Place among Places, I felt small and insignificant. There is truly much beauty in our world. If only we take the time to see it.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank AnthonyS2923
Reviewed May 31, 2019

This area has some amazing views and colorful formations of rocks. Great to view and take photos of. Great area to drive through and just look around you. The Pertrified Forest has an incredible history and is something worth seeing yourself.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Donna R
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Wonderful panoramic vistas of variegated multicolored desert rocky landscapes and foothills and mesas. Charming drive. Enjoy the Scenic Vistas of the Devil’s Playground!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David B L
Reviewed June 12, 2018

The views on the drive through are simply stunning. For nearly as far as the eye can see, nothing but beautifully layered colors across rolling mounds. Pictures don't do it justice. It's spectacular.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank NatParkGeek
Reviewed October 29, 2017

The colors on the drive thru this section of Petrified Forest are amazing. The area is vast and the vivid colors change around every corner. This reminds me so much of the Badlands National Park in SD.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank GAWanderer
Reviewed October 16, 2017

We stopped at Chinde Point for views out into the Devil's Playground. The colors are vivid here and the strata of the terrain is easily visible to the naked eye. Plenty of photo ops, especially if it is sunny. Enjoy. It is easy to see...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank capitollover
Reviewed June 21, 2017

You won't need to spend much time looking, but the colors are pretty dramatic. Given the history of the entire location, we were amazed at how few "trees" there were here, but how rich the earth colors were.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank CleopatraBunny
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Just for views. Take your time and enjoy. Very beautiful place at park. Best at sunny day, a good photo opportunity.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank mmikko
Reviewed February 7, 2017

This visita is great. Take some time to just look. We were there on a cloudy day so the view changes as the sun comes and goes. Both are great.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank dchemist
Reviewed October 19, 2016

You need a special permit to do this hike and they are limited to three a week. This intrigued me. It was a 2 hour hike and good exercise, but I could have done more hiking in the petrified forest and I wish I spent...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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