Newspaper Rock State Historic Monument, Petrified Forest National Park

#7 of 17 in Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park
Landmark · Tourist Spot
Newspaper Rock State Historic Monument is located in Petrified Forest National Park. Arrange to visit Newspaper Rock State Historic Monument and other attractions in Petrified Forest National Park using our Petrified Forest National Park trip itinerary planner.
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  • This is a quick stop that is quite interesting. It helps if you have binoculars, so you can get a closer/better look at the petroglyphs. The formations are beautiful and it is a quick walk to see...  more »
  • This is a small turn off from the main road with a short drive to the location. We saw a Jack Rabbit on this road! A definite stop as there is nothing else like it in the park. Everything can be...  more »
  • Amazing slice of history. Hard to believe that it has lasted through all the centuries. Signs are very informative.
  • Awesome piece of history literally carved into stone at this monument. The site has restrooms and is a great place to stop and experience.

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