petrified forest national park Trails

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Petrified Forest National Park :: Holbrook, AZ

It is hard to imagine that 200 million years ago this arid desert landscape was covered by a thick forest of tall coniferous trees. The passing of eons has changed all of this remarkably. It is now a multicolored desert with petrified logs in an arra

Meteor Crater, Homolovi Ruins, Painted Desert, & Petrified Forest National Park :: Holbrook, AZ

Meteor Crater was formed in 20,000 B.C. when a meteoric mass, traveling 33,000 miles per hour from interplanetary space, struck Earth. The impact, blasting nearly a half billion tons of rock from the surface, destroyed all plant and animal life withi

Petrified Forest National Park & The Painted Desert, AZ :: Winslow, AZ

A visit to northeast Arizona’s 147-square-mile Petrified Forest National Park is a fascinating trip back in time. Despite the name, don’t expect to find a forest: The semiarid desert and shortgrass prairie landscape contains little vegetation. The ma

Petrified Forest National Park Scenic Drive: Painted Desert to Rainbow Forest :: Holbrook, AZ

This 28-mile scenic drive in eastern Arizona traverses Petrified Forest National Park, an eroded landscape of twisted gullies and low mesas that preserves the petrified logs of a 225-millionyear-old forest.

Pinta Road :: Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

Pinta Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Apache County, Arizona. It is within Petrified Forest National Park. It is 9.2 miles long and begins at 5,655 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 185

Old Us 66 :: Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

Old Us 66 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Apache County, Arizona. It is within Petrified Forest National Park. It is 11.5 miles long and begins at 5,812 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 23.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 84

Old Us Highway 66 :: Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

Old Us Highway 66 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Apache County, Arizona. It is within Petrified Forest National Park. It is 3.2 miles long and begins at 5,783 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.5 miles with a total elevation gain

Tower Road :: Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

Tower Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Navajo County, Arizona. It is within Petrified Forest National Park. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 5,412 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 71

Blue Mesa Trail :: Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

Blue Mesa Trail is a hiking trail in Apache County, Arizona. It is within Petrified Forest National Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 5,629 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 297 feet. The Blu

County Road 7156 :: Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

County Road 7156 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Apache County, Arizona. It is within Petrified Forest National Park. It is a mile long and begins at 5,319 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles with a total elevation gain of

Agate House Trail :: Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

Agate House Trail is a hiking trail in Navajo County, Arizona. It is within Petrified Forest National Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 5,496 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 43 feet.

Long Logs Trail :: Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

Long Logs Trail is a hiking trail in Navajo County, Arizona. It is within Petrified Forest National Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 5,463 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 25 feet.

Crystal Forest Trail :: Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

Crystal Forest Trail is a hiking trail in Apache County, Arizona. It is within Petrified Forest National Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 5,534 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 5 feet. Near

Utah Highway 12 Scenic Byway: Section 1 - Red Canyon to Escalante :: Cannonville, UT

A 62-mile high plateau and canyon drive, featuring the redrock country of the Paunsaugunt Plateau and the high desert canyonlands south of the Aquarius Plateau. The most scenic highway in a state well known for its scenic drives, the highway here is

Petrified Forest Loop Trail :: Theodore Roosevelt National Park South Unit, ND

Petrified Forest Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Billings County, North Dakota. It is within Theodore Roosevelt National Park South Unit. It is 6.6 miles long and begins at 2,578 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.7 miles with a total ele

Petrified Forest Loop :: Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, CO

Petrified Forest Loop is a hiking trail in Teller County, Colorado. It is within Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. It is a mile long and begins at 8,387 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 190

Gallatin Canyon: West Yellowstone to Bozeman :: Bozeman, MT

This 83-mile trip takes you from West Yellowstone to Bozeman through a narrow, mountain canyon cut by the sometimes green, sometimes whitewater Gallatin River. The drive passes through a little-used but attractive portion of Yellowstone National Park

Onyx Bridge :: Flagstaff, AZ

Situated in the starkly beautiful northern region of Petrified Forest National Park, Onyx Bridge is one of many petrified logs strewn across this desolate reach of Arizona. It earned its name because it spans a small wash. Certainly as interesting

Livingston, MT, to Gardiner, MT: the North Entrance :: Emigrant, MT

A pleasant 51-mile drive north to south which follows the course of the Yellowstone River through Paradise Valley. Flanked on the east by the high Absaroka (Ab-SOR-kee) Mountains and on the west by the Gallatin Range, the drive continues through a sh