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
Calistoga 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.

    Summer
    10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Begining Saturday, May 26, (Memorial Day weekend) through Labor Day.

    Winter
    10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    November 1 - March 31

    Spring and Fall
    10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    April 1 - Memorial Day & Labor Day - October 31

    • Pleasant Tourist Trap Worth A Stop

      If you’re in the area from Sonoma to Calistoga and have an hour to kill, this is an interesting place to visit. Petrified trees occur in many places, just not in CA. Some spectacular examples exist...

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    • A must for all ages

      We only had about 45 minutes as the weather wasn't going to be good the next day. We only did about 1/2 of everything and didn't make it to the volcano but wish we had. The staff was very friendly...

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    • The forest is thriving and beautiful

      One may think that there is no need to tour the Petrified Forest after the terrible fire in 2018, but that thought could not be further from the truth. The forest is alive with new growth and...

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