Exploring the Earth and Sky of the West

Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona

  • Large piece of petrified wood in pedestal.
  • Petrified wood in the Chinle Formation
  • Petrified logs in a small wash
  • Petrified wood and quartz on pedestals
  • Overlooking the Jasper Forest at sunset.
  • Petrified wood in the Jasper Forest
  • Close-up of log of petrified wood
  • Brilliantly colored petrified wood fragment
  • Chinle badlands
  • Colorful badlands in the Chinle Formation