• Jasper Forest is magical in twilight, particularly the logs on stone pedestals

    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Animal Gallery

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Hundreds of species of animals make Petrified Forest National Park their home, and others pass through on major migrations. Only a few of our many inhabitants are pictured here.
 

Did You Know?

closeup of colorful agatized petrified wood

Petrified wood at Petrified Forest National Park is almost solid quartz, weighing in at 168 pounds per cubic foot. It's so hard, you can only cut it with a diamond tipped saw! More...