High Country, Arizona Area Parks & Recreation

  • Petrified Forest National Park

    Petrified Forest National Park

    The Petrified Forest National Park in northern Arizona was created to preserve the mineralized remains of Mesozoic Forests commonly known as the "Petrified Forest." The park is not only rich in plant fossils, but is an important site for Triassic vertebrate fossils. The park contains important ...

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  • Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

    Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

    Tucked away in a tiny valley surrounded by a forest of pine trees, Tonto Natural Bridge has been in the making for thousands of years. It is believed to be the largest natural travertine bridge in the world. The bridge stands 183 feet high over a 400-foot long tunnel that measures 150 feet at its ...

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