Petrified Forest & Painted Desert
Located in northeastern Arizona
, the Petrified Forest National Park
is located between Holbrook
and Navajo along I-40 and historic Route 66
. The park is a surprising land of scenic wonders and fascinating science featuring one of the world's largest and most colorful concentrations of petrified wood, the multi-hued badlands of the Chinle Formation known as the Painted Desert
, historic structures, archeological sites, and displays of 225 million year old fossils.