Petrified Forest Loop, Theodore Roosevelt National Park

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  • You have to leave the park to get there, and it's a bit confusing, but it is well worth the drive to get there. Petrified wood is cool and all that, but this is probably one of the most scenic parts o...  more »
  • Definitely recommend doing this early in the morning before the heat of the day. Take water and dress for hiking. Walk is strenuous in parts but mostly flat.  more »
  • This was a great hike despite a scorching hot day. The only issue is that there is one place early in the hike where the trail is not clear. Go left a bit and you will see the wooden pole up on the hi...  more »
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  • Favorite trail in the park. North side was the most interesting we were told by the ranger. A great fairly easy hike!
  • This place was unbelievable! some of the largest trees, all petrified. unreal!
  • Great hike, very interesting!
  • The Petrified Forest is my favorite trail in the park
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