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How To Spend One Day In Petrified Forest National Park

Ok, so, this post is going to look very overwhelming. And it is a lot. But it's totally doable and worth having a long day for! This is how to spend one day in Petrified Forest National Park and everything that you can see in that day. And yes, you can do all of this…

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9 Things To Do In Petrified Forest National Park Besides Hiking

We're finally back with another things to do that aren't hiking post! This time it's all about Petrified Forest in Arizona. I've been here twice now, once in the spring and again in the fall and both visits were great. While there aren't tons and tons of things to do in Petrified Forest National Park…

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Agate House And Long Logs Trail: One Of The Best Hikes In Petrified Forest National Park

The last thing I did at Petrified Forest on both visits is hiking the Agate House and Long Logs loop trail by the Painted Desert Museum. My friend Michelle from Head Along With Heart posted about this over the winter last year and as soon as I saw it I knew I had to see…

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Crystal Forest Loop Vs. Jasper Forest At Petrified Forest National Park

One of the most popular hikes in Petrified Forest National Park is the Crystal Forest trail. It's a short, easy hike with plenty of opportunity to see some impressive petrified logs. They're not as impressive as the Long Logs trail, but it's still a great hike. In my two visits to the park, I've actually…

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Hike The Blue Mesa Trail At Petrified Forest National Park

I love Petrified Forest National Park. I thought I would and I was not wrong. This is a park that people always say is boring, not worth it, or just to drive through in a couple hours. But it's worth more than that. I will admit, it may not be as mind blowing as somewhere…