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Crystal Forest Loop, Petrified Forest National Park

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  • The place should be called the highlight of the petrified forest National Park. Sitting or beating, touch the petrified wood is a landscape strewn with logs of petrified wood and seen from a distance from a forest fire scars, and I think you can experience greatness as mityri and trees are non-degradable, they turned to stone.
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  • Something to do to make the most of the petrified trees and the surrounding site. Wonderful pictures in perspective!
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  • 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 ...  more »

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Where to stay in Petrified Forest National Park

Since most visitors drive through Petrified Forest National Park, you won't find any developed accommodations inside the park. If you're not prepared to camp in the backcountry, pitch a tent at one of the campgrounds near the highway or bunk down in one of the travelers' motels in Holbrook, which lies about 32 km (20 mi) west of the park.
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