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Rainbow Forest

Petrified Forest National Park, AZ
+1 928-524-3138
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A nice introduction to Petrified Wood...the trail sits outside the back entrance to the visitors... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile

Great pice of history, a part of tour at park. Just stunning place. Just walk around and see wonder... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Petrified Forest National Park, AZ
+1 928-524-3138
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A nice introduction to Petrified Wood...the trail sits outside the back entrance to the visitors center.... lots of color and some very large specimens of "rock wood." Some of the nicer examples are close by and would be somewhat accessible even to those with minor...More

Thank Smkymtntroutman
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great pice of history, a part of tour at park. Just stunning place. Just walk around and see wonder of nature.

Thank mmikko
Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving tour with several short stops for brief hikes. Really stunning views! The park rangers were super friendly and there were several short hikes available for all ranges of fitness.

Thank pommetastic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Costs $30 to get into the park but all the attractions are free. Good historic and science information. Loved seeing the petrified forest. Some good locations for some hiking through the forest.

Thank P. P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrific drive, and a good day trip if staying in or around the Sedona area. Worth seeing for the day.

Thank LV_Lee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's quiet out there, so quiet that it's easy to make the connection with the past. Lovely drive great views. There are picnic areas, so don't be afraid to take a lunch. And for those of you 65 and older, this place will accept you...More

Thank travelcatz1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to add this at the last minute because we already drove to Winslow. You can make this stop as short or as long as you desire. Lots of pull offs to see the views.

Thank happyheidi2017
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We stopped at most of the overlooks along the road which runs through the forest and enjoyed the wonderful views. Don't be misled by the name "forest" there are no trees anywhere, just the petrified logs from prehistoric times.

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

You can make the visit as long or as quick as needed. You can take the hour ride or just stop by the visitors center and look around there. They have numbered sites to visit along a few pathways right there.

Thank melfred_20
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The road that runs through Petrified has multiple stops and each one is unique and with some time. I usually don't stop at every point in a national park, but we ended up spending a lot more time here than we planned for, and stood...More

Thank Tom H
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Can you purchase petrified rock in any shops in the park?
10 August 2016|
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Response from beach020bum | Reviewed this property |
petrified wood earrings at the stores at the southern entrance. and the northern entrance near the desert inn is.
Roughly how long would it take to drive through the park? We are moving home cross country and will be passing nearby, but want to gauge how much time to build into our trip. Thanks!
17 May 2015|
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