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Hi I'm Diane at -- and today we're visiting the petrified forest national park in Arizona.
Here you'll find one of the world's largest concentrations of petrified wood 200 million year old fossils and the multicolored badlands known -- the -- and that's.
You're starting point -- be to painted desert visitors center you'll find exhibit a twenty minute video and touch friendly displays they'll also learn about the prehistoric trees that -- it's -- petrified remains.
A few miles from the visitor center is the historic painted desert in.
The restored Adobe building it's one of the most beautiful historic structures and the national park system it also has a small museum.
And original murals painted by local -- the artist Fred.
Next fall on your hiking boots and head for one of the designated trails in the painted desert and Batman.
None of these shells -- longer than three miles and you'll be rewarded with breathtaking multi -- views.
The changing hues along the blue mesa trail are best seen in the late afternoon much.
The southern section of the park is -- -- find several concentrations of petrified wood but remember it's illegal to take any of -- Several trails off the park road believed to places like giant -- Long -- and the crystal or you'll also find the rainbow bars museum -- -- exhibits on petrified wood paleontology and geology.
The petrified ours and the only national park in -- -- section of the famed route 66 once passed a line at telephone polls marks the path of the original road that.
You'll find lots of route 66 -- -- and the nearby towns of Holbrooke and -- be sure to check out the with Obama tell which offers a unique no frills experience.
That's a quick look at the -- -- -- inside.
For more information on this national park and other that the -- check out Fox News staff comes travel section I'm Diana --
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