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Crystal Forest Loop

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10 Miles North of Rainbow Forest Museum, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ
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Short walk for big trees

This pet friendly walk is less than a half mile long. And there are dozens of fell trees to see... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
William R
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Hurricane, United States
Amazing to see!

This was a .75 mile walk on a paved walkway that was easy to do, i would however do this in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
luv2wk2
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Gilbert, Arizona
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  • Average7%
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10 Miles North of Rainbow Forest Museum, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This pet friendly walk is less than a half mile long. And there are dozens of fell trees to see. Amazing the size. Many within touching range. Being a veteran am exempt from the park entrance fee. (Currently $20).

Thank William R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a .75 mile walk on a paved walkway that was easy to do, i would however do this in the early spring or fall. The day we went it was 95 degrees (a bit hot) It was very interesting to look at all...More

Thank luv2wk2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park has a stunning display of petrified wood of many ancient trees that once grew here and are very well preserved.

Thank drakeekard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at the park 14:30. $20 entrance for a car full. Stopped at visitors centre for packed lunches. Staff were very helpful and went through the map with us giving us great info (Randy). Picnic area was good with plenty benches under shade, just watch...More

1  Thank murph4748
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stop at the visitor center for a map (it's different than what they give you when you go in) and the guy there will help you with what to see. He rated Crystal Forest Loop as the one not to miss and he was right....More

Thank scrappygolden
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Got a big rig? Think you can't drive around and see all there is to offer at the Petrified Forest? WRONG! You can! We did! We have a 60' rig (truck and fifth wheel) and the Crystal Forest Loop is one of the easiest to...More

Thank chventures
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

It's always tough when you have young kids and they see the wide open and you have to keep telling them "stay on the path", kinda spoiled the visit, but still an interesting place to visit

Thank Ashley R
Reviewed 27 July 2017

You will find plenty to photograph here. There are examples everywhere of petrified trees - some small some very large. Again this is a place to go slow, do not rush it and take your time - stop once and a while and just sit....More

1  Thank fireman452
Reviewed 23 July 2017

It was a very hot day- but we got out at this stop to get pictures and see the petrified logs-- interesting-- many of the logs show off the beautiful colors of the crystals.

Thank barbiewalker72
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

My husband is a scientist and my 10 yr old grandson a budding one. Both of them were excited to stop here while I was just along for the ride. However I thoroughly enjoyed this stop and walk. We walked as far as we could...More

Thank Lisa S
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