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

    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark Gallery

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Painted Desert in National Historic Landmark reminds us of the legacy of th4e 20th century, from homesteading to Route 66 and everything in between.
 

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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...