Escalante Petrified Forest State Park

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Escalante Petrified Forest State Park sits in the heart of beautiful Bryce Canyon Country, just two miles from the town of Escalante and 44 miles east of Bryce Canyon National Park. The park is located at scenic Wide Hollow Reservoir, but the unique draw to Escalante Petrified Forest State Park is the ‘petrified forest’ and an exhibit of 100 million-year-old dinosaur fossils, ammonite, and petrified wood in the visitor center. The park was established in 1976, and sits at an

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