The Alluring Park Along Route 66 That’s Full Of Unexpected And Ancient Beauty
Geological wonders thrive in the Arizona horizon. Iconic formations like the Monument Valley mittens, the Grand Canyon’s depths, and Sedona’s striking red formations all help define our state’s landscape. Another place rich in geological (and historic) beauty is our very own Petrified Forest National Park.
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Petrified Forest National Park is located 26 miles east of Holbrook along Interstate 40. You can find details about visiting on the National Park’s website.
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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