Petrified Forest and Organ Pipe Road Trip

This road trip includes national parks, Saguaro and Petrified Forest as well as other parks like Organ Pipe and Agua Fria National Monuments, Kaibab National Forest, Tonto, Wupatki and Coronado National Forest.

Visitors of all ages to Saguaro National Park are fascinated and enchanted by these desert giants, especially their many interesting and complex interrelationships with other desert life.

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument celebrates the life and landscape of the Sonoran Desert. Here, in this desert wilderness of plants and animals and dramatic mountains and plains scenery, you can drive a lonely road, hike a backcountry trail, camp beneath a clear desert sky, or just soak in the warmth and beauty of the Southwest.

Petrified Forest National Park is a surprising land of scenic wonders and fascinating science. The park features one of the world's largest and most colorful concentrations of petrified wood, the multi-hued badlands of the Chinle Formation known as the Painted Desert, historic structures, archeological sites, and displays of 225 million year old fossils.

See these parks and more along the Petrified Forest and Organ Pipe Road Trip. Use this self-guided road trip as a guide to help you plan your next adventure in the American Southwest state of Arizona. Major towns include Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona for potential start points.

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Featured Wildlife
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