Seven Things to Do in Petrified Forest National Park located in Arizona, Travel the park road to see sites including Historic Route 66, Desert Views, Blue Bentonite Mesas, petrified wood, petrified logs, petroglyphs and the Painted Desert Inn.
The Ultimate Guide to Petrified Forest National Park road trip makes stops at Petrified Forest National Park, Painted Desert Visitor Center, Painted Desert Inn and others. Plan your road trip with Roadtrippers.
Petrified Forest National Park - Arizona. 93,532.57 acres. This portion of the Chinle Formation has a great concentration of 225-million-year-old petrified wood. The surrounding region, the Painted Desert, has eroded red-hue volcanic rock called bentonite. There are also dinosaur fossils and over 350 Native American sites.
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