INTERNATIONAL PETRIFIED FOREST DINOSAUR PARK

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International Petrified Forest Dinosaur Park


April 18, 2024

The International Petrified Forest Dinosaur Park is a must-visit destination in Arizona. The park offers a unique experience for visitors, especially for those who love paleontology and geology.

The park is home to a stunning collection of ancient petrified wood and dinosaur fossils, which is a major point of interest for visitors. Visitors can see the remains of prehistoric creatures, including dinosaurs like the Coelophysis and Plateosaurus. The park also has a museum that houses a collection of fossils and exhibits that explore the geological history of the area.

One of the most interesting facts about the park is that it was created over 200 million years ago when the area was a tropical forest. Over time, volcanic activity and erosion transformed the area into a desert, preserving the wood and fossils for future generations to see.

The best time of year to visit the International Petrified Forest Dinosaur Park is between Fall and Spring when the weather is mild. The park is located in Holbrook, Arizona, which is also home to other attractions like the Wigwam Motel and Route 66 landmarks. Overall, the International Petrified Forest Dinosaur Park is a fascinating place to visit for anyone interested in natural history and geology.




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1/4 MILE BELOW AZ HIGHWAY 78 TO 1 MILE BELOW AZ HIGHWAY 78
San Francisco Watershed, Arizona
GILA RIVER (GILA BOX)
Upper Gila-Mangas Watershed, Arizona
GILA RIVER (MIDDLE)
Middle Gila Watershed, Arizona
BONITA CREEK
Upper Gila-San Carlos Reservoir Watershed, Arizona
GILA RIVER (GILA BOX)
Upper Gila-Mangas Watershed, Arizona
1 MILE BELOW AZ HIGHWAY 78 TO 1/4 MILE ABOVE THE POWERLINES
San Francisco Watershed, Arizona
ARAVAIPA CREEK
Lower San Pedro Watershed, Arizona
HEADWATERS TO 1/4 MILE ABOVE AZ HIGHWAY 78
Upper Gila-Mangas Watershed, Arizona
GILA RIVER (GILA BOX)
Upper Gila-San Carlos Reservoir Watershed, Arizona
LOWER SAN FRANCISCO RIVER
Upper Gila-Mangas Watershed, Arizona

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