Crystal Forest Loop, Petrified Forest National Park

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Crystal Forest Loop is located in Petrified Forest National Park. To visit Crystal Forest Loop on your trip to Petrified Forest National Park, use our Petrified Forest National Park journey planning tool .
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  • October 2, 2017
    This is an interesting area to visit, while traveling through The Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona.  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    I never though that it possible to seen such a lot of petrified woods in one place - from huge logs to small stones. All colors, all forms, even petrified tree skin. Short trail with intensive impress...  more »
  • September 23, 2017
    This park was only average compared to other National parks we have visited, But the best part was seeing petrified wood up close since most of the turn offs only give you a view from the distance.  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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