The Underrated Natural Wonder Every Northern Californian Should See At Least Once

Located in Northern California is one of the most unique forests you’ll ever see in your lifetime. Despite its notability as one of the most bizarre natural wonders our state has to offer, a lot of people don’t seem to even know it exists. After a brief closure caused by the devastating fire that swept through Napa Valley last year, the Petrified Forest is once again open to the public and ready to be viewed. The forest is downright incredible, boasting trees that are thought to be millions of years old. Millions! Take a trip through history and plan a visit to this underrated natural wonder as soon as possible.

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Have you visited the Petrified Forest? This place is simply amazing. It’s hard to believe these trees are actually millions of years old. Be sure to check out these 11 Amazing Natural Wonders In Northern California Hiding In Plain Sight for more must-see destinations.

Address: 4100 Petrified Forest Rd, Calistoga, CA 94515