How To Plan Your Perfect Trip To Arizona’s Petrified Forest
If you haven’t yet been to Arizona’s Petrified Forest National Park, this may be a perfect year to go. The incredibly beautiful petrified trees found within the park date back to a mind-blowing 215 million years or so, and the dramatic desertscape makes for a must-see place to visit. While the area was designated as a national monument in 1906, the park constantly reinvents itself with new adventures and hike areas. Before you go, however, consider these 10 tips to ensure a memorable trip:
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The park is open daily from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. except for Christmas Day. Park Rangers have developed sample itineraries to help visitors plan their experience.