While heading south from Durango Colorado, to my old home in Arizona, I noticed a sign on the side of the road for Petrified Forest National Park. Naturally, I decided to pop in and take a look around.
I must admit, I was a bit tired from my fall foliage trip and spent most of my time in the car, pulling over at the lookout points. My favorite spot while driving through was overlooking the dunes. I loved the dynamic range of color and wish I would have hiked the paved trail seen in these photographs.
You can expect a follow-up visit to this park in the future with more photographs and recommendations on hikes :) If you have been to Petrified Forest National Park and have tips for my next visit, I would love to hear them!