When we heard forest, we expected large groups of upright trees. We felt kind of dumb. The petrified trees are all laying on the ground - alive with vibrant color - left there about 225 million years ago during the Late Triassic.
The Amazing Colored Petrified Forest. A sun-swept corner of the Painted Desert in Arizona is home to the Petrified Forest National Park. One of the world’s largest concentrations of brilliantly colored petrified wood
Petrified National Forest, AZ // This park is 225 million years in the making (back in the Late Triassic period, when dinosaurs ruled the earth), and it is definitely way more wondrous than your average leafy green forest.
Triassic Era petrified logs and Blue Mesa. Petrified Forest National Park,Part of gallery of color pictures of US National Parks by professional photographer QT Luong, available as prints or for licensing.
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