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Distance

0.3 miles

Trail Type

Loop

Trail Difficulty

Very Easy

Δ Elevation (FT)

Minimal

USGS Quad Map(s):  Petrified Forest National Park Topo Map

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Puerco Pueblo Trail

Arizona | Petrified Forest

  • Puerco Pueblo in Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona.
  • Puerco Pueblo in Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona.

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Puerco Pueblo Trail in Petrified Forest National Park is a very easy and short leg stretcher hike that give visitors a lesson in the area's rich history. The park's website says this hike starts at the "Puerco Pueblo parking area. At Puerco Pueblo, walk amidst the remains of a hundred room pueblo, occupied by the ancestral Puebloan people over 600 years ago. Petroglyphs can be viewed along the south end of the trail. Do not climb on the boulders or walls. Please do not touch the petroglyphs. This trail is paved and does not have stairs, making it suitable for strollers and various mobility equipment (power and manual)." There is camping available in Petrified Forest National Park.

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Contact: Petrified Forest National Park 1 Park Road P.O. Box 2217 Petrified Forest, AZ 86028

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