The list is endless. Hiking, fishing, bird watching, picnicking, ATV’ing, site seeing, camping, relaxing, and as you can see the list goes on and on.

One of the local attractions just north of the White Mountains is The Petrified Forest National Park. The Petrified Forest National Park is a scenic wonder of land stuck in time.

The science of what happened is viewable through the park film. The Park features one of the worlds largest and most colorful concentrations of petrified wood.The Park includes 93,533 acres, which includes the bad lands of Chinle Formations. Know as the painted desert and a collection of 225 million year old fossils.

Activities include the park film, museums, hiking, photography and wilderness backpacking. Don’t forget to take lots of water and your lunch. Year round ranger programs are given and increase in the summer time.

The Park is approximately 45 miles from the White Mountains of Arizona. The wonderful small town of Springerville is the gateway to the White Mountains and all the ponderosa pines, lakes and hiking trails that you may want.

While in Springerville, a great central location is Cedar Court RV Park at 111 S. Papago St. There are RV spaces, Park Model and Mobile Home rentals. You can call Larry at 928-245-0414 today and he will help you with any and all questions about this area.