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Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park offers rocky cliffs, backcountry hikes, and the newly-opened Red Basin. Visitors enjoy cultural demonstrations.

Petrified Forest National Park is a surprising land of scenic wonders and fascinating science. The park contains one of the world's largest and most colorful concentrations of petrified wood, multi-hued badlands of the Chinle Formation, portions of the Painted Desert, historic structures, archeological sites, and displays of 225-million-year-old fossils.

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