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Visit to Petrified Forest National Park

Last Updated: 4th Dec 2018

By Jolyon & Katya Ralph

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Next stop on our geotour of northern Arizona is the Petrified Forest National Park.

Triassic age rocks with varying levels of iron oxidisation create the 'painted desert' effect

View from Lacey Point

Petrified car

The classic Route 66 cut through the park.

The landscape here hasn't changed a great deal since the Cretaceous.

The rock here has many petroglyphs

At the Blue Mesa - fossilised wood trunks everywhere.

On the road.

Close up of a petrified log.

The agate bridge is a petrified log spanning a gully. They reinforced it with concrete in 1974.

Jasper Forest is a large area with countless petrified logs. It's a shame you can't walk amongst them. It's also a shame that it's raining.

Entering the crystal forest.


A big lump

The surface of a log

Hollow log

Some of the texture of the inside of a log segment

Quartz crystals in the wood that give the crystal forest it's name.

About the crystal forest

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I want a large log for my front yard!!! Maybe its a good thing that its illegal to remove specimens from National Parks... Albeit it would make a fantastic yard decoration!!!

Scott Rider
14th Feb 2017 10:18pm

John Montgomery
14th Feb 2017 10:58pm
look up jim grey petrified wood co. Holbrook,ariz they have all the pwood you want check out his web site, my friend went there and sent me this site, bill

bill wall
2nd Mar 2017 7:37pm

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