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Petrified Forest

4100 Petrified Forest Rd, Calistoga, CA 94515-9527
+1 707-942-6667
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Great tour at Petrified Forest!

My friend and I decided to visit on a whim and lucky for us we arrived just before the tour with... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Brooklyn, New York
via mobile
An unexpected stop

We were driving by and realized this place. We are so glad we made the stop. These tress were... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Ruby G
Denver, Colorado, USA
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A number of huge redwoods in this forest point away from Mount St. Helena, which once erupted violently.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“million years” (24 reviews)
“gift shop” (46 reviews)
“old trees” (9 reviews)
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4100 Petrified Forest Rd, Calistoga, CA 94515-9527
+1 707-942-6667
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

My friend and I decided to visit on a whim and lucky for us we arrived just before the tour with Danny started. He was so great - knowledgable and interesting. He clearly loves what he does and we benefitted from his experience. We learned...More

1  Thank earsen
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We were driving by and realized this place. We are so glad we made the stop. These tress were preserved and are millions of years old. It's crazy to see a forest like this. I don't know how many forests like this there are out...More

Thank Ruby G
Reviewed 27 September 2017

OK, we have never seen a petrified forest, we just don't get them in the UK, so we thought we would pay a visit. You get a map and the trail is about a mile long. You see some trees that were covered in volcanic...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We found this place by accident when driving to Napa, so we had no prior knowledge. At first we were put off by the high entrance charge, but decided to go in mainly out of curiosity. The area was forested until 3.4m years ago until...More

Thank Lightning_Slim
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This is a private attraction that charges admission. There are a couple of petrified trees that are have fallen down and a long walk to nowhere to see what might be a volcano on the horizon. If you have something else to do do it

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This was one of my favorite spots on our trip to Calistoga. What a beautiful natural wonder! We even were able to take piece home from the gift shop at an only slightly inflated price. Still a great experience. I've always wanted to see this,...More

Thank howneatisthat
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Go! It was 2 hours of interesting and informative chat whilst seeing the millions of years old trees. The tour was conducted in a light hearted manner with a great guy. Well worth $14!

1  Thank ASh0rt
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Glad we went, no need to go twice unless you are a geologist. It was a fascinating view of some huge petrified redwoods. They did some extensive work years ago uncovering massive fallen trees. I think it could use a bit of updating but you...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 23 August 2017

A visit to the petrified forest is a very unusual experience. Most of the "wood" has been left in place and at first look one wouldn't know that it's been petrified. But when you realize that it is, it's quite startling. The forest can be...More

3  Thank mikep244
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We visited this site and were impressed with what it had to offer. It was priced just right and allowed for a leisure stroll around a path that displayed many petrified trees with signs explaining the process and other valuable information. The Gift shop is...More

1  Thank WendelClarkFan
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3 November 2016|
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Response from Jeanne R | Reviewed this property |
I went on their website and it is not clear if they will be open on holidays. You can call or email them. Here is the information from the website: 4100 Petrified Forest Road Calistoga, CA 94515 (707) 942-6667 You can google... More
28 March 2016|
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Response from Barbara A | Property representative |
Hi Philip, The current cost is $10.00 for adults, $9.00 for seniors and juniors, 6-11 is $5.00 and under 6 is free. Barbara