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Dry Creek Petrified Forest

#11 of 18 things to do in Buffalo Features Animals
Tipperary Road, Buffalo, WY
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Nice Little Walk Through a "Forest"

My kids loved walking here when they were younger. If you've never been to a petrified forest, then... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
April P
Nice walk, Can imagine the forest

Finding this place is the first challenge. We had a hand drawn map form the BLM office In Buffalo... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
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11 Jul 2017
“Nice walk, Can imagine the forest”
4 Jul 2017
“Neat little trail”
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Tipperary Road, Buffalo, WY
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

My kids loved walking here when they were younger. If you've never been to a petrified forest, then visit this one so you can atleast say that you've been to a petrified forest.

1  Thank April P
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Finding this place is the first challenge. We had a hand drawn map form the BLM office In Buffalo. We did not see any signs except at the entrance. The walk is pleasant so long as you do not do it on a 100 degree...More

1  Thank cityglow
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took our 20 month old out here because we wanted to get out of the hotel and find something to do. We found this short trail (0.8 mile) and made our way out. We enjoyed the hike and the great views...More

1  Thank orndorf32
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We went out first thing in the morning and there were no other people there. Very quiet and the views were great. You get to see the tree rings up close and one fairly large petrified tree where the dirt has been stripped away. It's...More

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 29 June 2016

How amazing to see such ancient tree trunks and bits preserved! I feel like this area is definitely under advertised! I loved learning the little tidbits about how the trees formed into what you see today! It was a nice little walk/hike, but not of...More

1  Thank 1Lanae1
Reviewed 13 September 2014 via mobile

The kids loved it! It is a very easy trail for little ones and scenery was beautiful. It was very educational. We also enjoyed the information booklet you pick up at the beginning of the trail.

6  Thank Smaxey1
Reviewed 30 September 2013

There really is nothing left of this once beautiful treasure as it has been vandalized to the point where there is nothing remaining. Unfortunately, visitors have taken the liberty of taking home "treasure" as a keepsake. Sad.

9  Thank Susan K
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Took our three year old out here for her first hike. Easy to navigate path, although the end is a little steeper than the rest. We took lots of pictures and had a great trip. Not a collection site though, so no souvenirs.

5  Thank Dynal R
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Response from April P | Reviewed this property |
I believe so but I would keep them on leashes to avoid losing them when they run off chasing rabbits or antelope.
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