Stopped here on our trip to SEDONA and decided to go though as a little break in our drive and we are so glad we did! Absolutely gorgeous! It is SO vast and stunning you can’t really capture it in photos.
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This part of the park reminded me a lot of Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota where we walked painted canyon trail. We got into this park from Holbrook in the morning, it was sunny, the colors were beautiful. Not a lot people in...More
We visited Petrified Forest National Park. The colors and view of the section of the park called the Painted Desert are totally awesome to see. There are several viewpoints to see along the road. There is also hiking trails and a visitor center. There is...More
We drove the entire road through the Petrified Forest National Park, and the Painted Desert section is the best part of the park. There are several overlooks and stopping points along the route. One of the best ones to stop is Tawa Point. At this...More
Take the time to at least drive to all the lookout points. There are many short hikes you can take from the drive. Well worth a visit.
The painted desert is so beautiful. So much color and beauty in one place. The desert landscape is magnificent. This is one of m favorite National parks. There were plenty of viewpoint or lookouts. Each had a great view. You will have plenty of opportunities...More
This is actually 3 parks for the price of one! You can drive through in an hour or two or take some time to contemplate the scenery, embrace the ancient inhabitants and their culture and walk through the ancient rainforest...which is today, petrified. Crystal Forest...More
On the way to Sedona from Chinle and the Canyon de Chelly, we decided to drive through the Painted Desert and Petrified Forest. We came down 191 to I-40 and entered the park from the north and drove the length of the Petrified Forest Road....More
Just off route 40 the north entrance is inviting. Visitor Center has a theater and souvenirs to purchase. Good place to stretch the legs after along drive. Very Cool pieces of petrified wood. Diagrams and info on how petrified wood is formed. Restrooms available outside.