On Route 66

Did you know that Petrified Forest is the only national park that protects a section of Route 66 within its boundaries?

This spot is simply marked as ”Route 66” in Google Maps and is on your way to other archeological and scenic sites along the Petrified Forest Road.

April 30th, 2019

The Painted Desert

Landscape on a 120 miles (190 km) long by 60 miles (97 km) wide canvas.

The Painted Desert stretches from the Grand Canyon National Park eastward to the Petrified Forest National Park (where these images were taken), with a large portion lying within the Navajo Nation.

Petrified Forest National Park, 1 Park Rd, AZ 86028

April 30th, 2019