Crystal Forest Trail, Photo Gallery, Petrified Forest National Park - Painted Desert, Arizona
Crystal Forest Trail
Petrified Forest National Park - Painted Desert
The Crystal Forest Trail circles an impressive collection of brilliantly colored petrified wood remains. Large woodpiles are scattered about rolling grasslands and emerging badland formations. The trail is easily accessed from Park Road, and friendly to families and persons of all abilities.
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The Crystal Forest Trail is littered with petrified wood. "The Battleship" badland formation is in the background.
A lone petrified log. The Crystal Forest Trail showcases some of the park's longest petrified logs.
Named for the crystals found in the area, the Crystal Forest Trail possesses a large concentration of briliantly colored petrifed wood
Two large pieces of petrified wood along the Crystal Forest Trail
A Collared Lizard rests just off trail
A cache of petrified wood. The Crystal Forest Trail contains a a huge concentration of wood in various stages of petrification.