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The Petrified National Forest: More than 225 Millions Years in the Making

The Petrified National Forest, located nearby Holbrook, Arizona in the Northeastern portion of the state, is named as so for its’ large quantities of petrified wood. The forest was declared a national monument in 1906. During the Triassic Period (which came just before Jurassic and is therefore known as “Dawn of the Dinosaurs”), the land […]

The Beautiful Peavine National Recreational Trail in Prescott, Arizona

In Prescott, a beautiful small city in Northern Arizona, you will find one of the few remaining rail trails in the state. The Peavine National Recreational Trail follows the old Santa Fe, Prescott, & Phoenix Railway. This picturesque 5.5 mile trail (11 miles round-trip) features amazing views of Watson Lake and Granite Dells. Granite Dells […]