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Petrified Wood Park, Lemmon

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#17 of 18 in Historic Sites in South Dakota
Petrified Wood Park is located in Lemmon. See Petrified Wood Park and all Lemmon has to offer by arranging your trip with our Lemmon day trip planner .
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  • ‚ÄúPetrified wood is the name given to a special type of fossilized remains of terrestrial vegetation. It is the result of a tree or tree-like plants having completely transitioned to stone by the proce...  more »
  • Be sure to stop at the museum and gift shop and hear the stories from the locals about the vast amount of petrified wood that can be found in the area, as well as how the Petrified Wood Park came to b...  more »
  • My husband remembered visiting here when he was a kid. It was my first experience, and all I can say is how unique! We walked the paths through the park and visited the museum. The lady at the museum ...  more »
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  • This is an amazing park. It just feels enchanted with all the petrified wood structures. I have never seen so much petrified wood in one place. Wish the museum / gift shop would have been open when I was there. Was definitely a sight to see. Also check out John Lopez, metal artist just a few doors down to the north
  • A beautiful Park and structures made of petrified wood. As well as a museum of the history of Lemmon South Dakota. Everything is free to visit.
  • The Petrified Wood Park in Lemmon, SD is one of the most unique and interesting places I've ever visited. What a travesty that more people don't know about one of the United States' very best museums/art exhibits! If you travel through Lemmon, it's a must stop. If you're travelling through South Dakota, it's more than worth the trip up from the interstate. I know most people won't go out of their way for this real treasure, but they honestly should.
  • Amazing. Worth the trip if you are interested in rocks, fossils or WPA era America.
  • If you are a rock Hound this is the place for you. A lot of different fossils and petrified rock. Huge petrified trees.

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