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Petrified Forest

A park in North Dakota with ancient, stone-like tree remnants from an era when a subtropical climate prevailed in the region.

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park has its very own petrified forest, which is vegetation that has become fossilized. It’s a short hike to reach it and well worth it thanks to the stunning scenery.

michaelwarford 2 years ago

Petrified Forest Articles

  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park: The Complete Guide for 2023

    Get in touch with your inner cowperson at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. While some national parks blow your socks off the minute you see them, this vast wilderness in western North Dakota creeps up on you slowly. Its namesake, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, referred to the area as “an abode of iron desolation,” which captures […]