National Natural Landmarks

Petrified Gardens

Petrified Gardens
Petrified Gardens

Petrified Gardens includes one of the best exposures of fossil reefs made up of calcareous algae, known as cryptozoon. These types of algae represent a milestone in the evolution of plant life.

Location: Saratoga County, NY

Year designated: 1967

Acres: 21

Ownership: Private

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