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

    • Walk Back in Time

      There are a few places in the world where you can view petrified trees, but how many are in your own backyard? Stopped on the way to Calistoga and thought it was interesting and worthwhile. Yes, it...

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    • Fascinating

      The petrified forest was an easy 1-1/2 mile walk. The office gives you a map with lots of details about your walk. It was really interesting seeing the petrified trees and the volcano that erupted...

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    • Cool to see

      The petrified forest is not a very large exhibit but it is cool to see. Especially since it is not something to see in most of the world. It is basically a path with pieces and sections of...

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