Photo Walk with a Ranger to Jasper Forest
Contact: Sarah Hervé, 928-524-6228 x264
Petrified Forest, AZ-1:00pm Saturday, February 16, 2013 a free ranger program will offer another unique way to experience the park with a photo walk for beginning and intermediate photographers. Join volunteer ranger and experienced photographer Leandra Melgreen Lewis for a walk to discover photo opportunities in the great outdoor classroom of the Petrified Forest National Park.
Meet at the Rainbow Forest Museum at 1:00pm. This walk through Jasper Forest offers colorful formations, petrified wood and boulders scattered about the Jasper area. Photo techniques will be discussed with suggested exercises to open up new visual opportunities for point and shoot and digital SLR photographers.
2013 Photo Walk Information
Photo Walks will be held on Saturday, February 23 and March 2, 2013. Locations will include trips to Crystal Forest and Long Logs all near the Rainbow Forest Museum. Photo walk locations are subject to change based on weather conditions. Some walks are not on trails, with possible muddy conditions. All walks are easy to moderate. Walks range from one to three miles.
Did You Know?
Petrified wood was so abundant when the ancestral Puebloan people were living in the area that they used it not only for stone tools but also as building material, such as the "brick" used in Agate House at Petrified Forest National Park.