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National Park Service News Release

For Immediate Release:
December 19, 2012
Contact(s):   Sarah Herve, 928-524-6228, ext. 264

Kat Kirby, 202-208-6843

Petrified Forest National Park -- This week’s National Park Getaway

Petrified Forest ,  Ariz. – As I sit on a petrified log that’s more than 200 million years old, I watch a northern harrier cruise like a miniature jet just above the grasslands of Petrified Forest National Park. Known to many as a “science park,” Petrified Forest is also a place to discover quiet, clear air, and solitude.

There is something here for almost anyone, whether your preference is looking at an amazing view from the car or spending a star-filled night in the wilderness. Read more

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