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Petfiried Rocks of large proportion to witness in person.

Stop here and get out your car and take in al the Petrified rocks, tress, and other amenities that... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Fabulous place

Loved visiting this site, if you get a chance visit with your camera and photograph the petrified... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
Fleet, United Kingdom
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Aug 11, 2018
“Petfiried Rocks of large proportion to witness in person.”
Sep 4, 2017
“Fabulous place”
Forest of darkly-colored petrified wood.
Black Forest, Petrified Forest National Park, Apache County, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

Stop here and get out your car and take in al the Petrified rocks, tress, and other amenities that they have preserved over the last several 100's of years. Truly amazing and the photo opportunities are there for the taking. We stood on some of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DannyWasserman
Reviewed September 4, 2017

Loved visiting this site, if you get a chance visit with your camera and photograph the petrified wood

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank grahamfield
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Very interesting place to visit. Beautiful nature wanders, amazing energy of surrounding. It is geology lesson you can see with your own eyes.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Olga T
Reviewed September 30, 2016

This provides a view of the petrified logs over a wide expanse and is worth a visit. It is near the Blue mesa and has great biews and scenery.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

The historic value alone is worth the trip, the beauty of it is a bonus. So happy and impressed with the entire park. The staff was very friendly and informative. Definitely worth the stop if your in the area or planning a vacation.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank ChristineNH
Reviewed May 28, 2015

Simply beautiful here. Seeing the old petroglyfs are stunning to view. So much natural, and ancient people's history here. Good informative signs around, but they could have been better.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Curtez151
Reviewed April 26, 2015

I have never seen anything like this place in my entire life !! To see these huge trees that once could have been cut with a saw, that now would take a diamond blade to even phase them is an odd & almost surreal thing...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Burly-Won-Kenobi
Reviewed September 23, 2013

I had the good fortune to spend two weeks in the Petrified Forest National Park on an assignment and can say without hesitation that it was one of the most amazing places I've ever visited. The name is misleading: the petrified wood is just one...More

Date of experience: September 2013
4  Thank Mary C
Reviewed September 10, 2013

The Black Forest is really the northern part of Petrified Forest National Park, better known as the Painted Desert, and very handy from I-40. You can actually pull off the freeway and enjoy the visitors center, gift shop and restaurant without paying the entrance fee...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank William L
Reviewed June 27, 2013

We toured the Petrified Forest in Arizona the same trip we made to the Grand Canyon in 2005 This park was simply breath taking. The colors, the size, and the abundance of petrified wood laying on the grounds of what use to be a forest...More

Date of experience: July 2012
2  Thank onewoman62
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