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Petrified Tree - Yellowstone National Park

This short walk will take you to an upright petrified tree.
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Rating: 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 0.1 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
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Points of Interest

1. Trailhead

The interpretive message here also applies to those trees found on Specimen Ridge.

2. Petrified Tree

The Petrified Tree, located near the Lost Lake trailhead, is an excellent example of an ancient redwood, similar to many found on Specimen Ridge, that is easily accessible to park visitors.