The Petrified Forest

Step back in Time, over 3 million years, and follow the trail of majestic petrified redwood giants arrayed before you in a fascinating grove in beautiful California wine country.

Location

4100 Petrified Forest Road
Santa Rosa CA, 94515

Contact

Local: 707-942-6667

Email: [email protected]

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  • Step back in Time, over 3 million years, and follow the trail of majestic petrified redwood giants arrayed before you in a fascinating grove in beautiful California wine country. Come take a walk with family and friends and be a witness to redwood trees that once grew in abundance here and were turned to stone 3.4 million years ago by a local volcano.

    • Way better than I expected!

      Thought this would be a little hole-in-the-wall tourist trap but it was actually a super cool geological site with a really knowledgable ranger who gave us a great introduction when we arrived. She...

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    • Easy walk. Take your water bottle!

      I've been in California forever and did not know of this interesting site! First, our son took us..... we got the best ever deli sandwiches at Molsberry's Market, just off Mark West, address 522...

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    • Quick 1 hour walk

      This place is open during shelter-in, although I am not sure if the hours are the same. It is pretty hot in June for the one hour walk, but there wasn’t a lot of visitors. There is also onsite...

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