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“Picture usually do not show what petrified means”
Review of Petrified Forest

Petrified Forest
Ranked #6 of 67 things to do in Calistoga
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Owner description: A number of huge redwoods in this forest point away from Mount St. Helena, which once erupted violently.
Cupertino
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Picture usually do not show what petrified means”
Reviewed April 20, 2013

We liked the park, and liked shop-museum. Pictures usually do note reflect "pertified" effect on wood: everything looks like wood. You have to touch it to understand.

Visited April 2013
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Kelseyville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“interesting”
Reviewed April 17, 2013

amazing to look at trees that have turned to stone. Guess we could have used more guidance & learned a bit more.

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Kimberly
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Petrified”
Reviewed April 16, 2013

Attendant is super nice,other wise just walk in a circle and see some trees.Gift shop was interesting.Lots of things to look through.I am just not a shopper.

Visited April 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 reviews
“An Amazing Experience!”
Reviewed April 15, 2013

I didn't expect this National Park to be very exciting, however I was pleasantly surprised. The park was so beautiful! I drove from one end to the other and just couldn't get enough of the spectacular beauty! It's great for walking trails but also amazing just to drive through.

Visited March 2013
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McLean, Virginia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Petrified forest”
Reviewed April 13, 2013

The Petrified Forest is a quaint, interesting place worth visiting if you have time. You can do the tour of ancient, preserved trees in 20 minutes.

Visited March 2013
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