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

    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Petrified Wood Gallery

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Petrified wood was the raison d'etre for the creation of Petrified Forest National Park (originally national monument). The fossils come in so many idfferent shades and shapes, reflecting the trees that were alive over 200 million years ago.
 

Did You Know?

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In additon to the world class fossil record at Petrified Forest National Park, archeological resources are so abundant and so significant that they could stand alone within their own park!