Brandon Kopp

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Washington, DC / I'm a DC based amateur photographer that uses Pinterest to collect ideas for trips. Most of these photos are not my own.
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Painted Desert, Petrified Forest NP, AZ | by taschroeder

Painted Desert, Petrified Forest NP, AZ | by taschroeder

Now a National Historic Landmark, the Painted Desert Inn was the vision of Herbert Lore, a local homesteader. He constructed the two-story Inn on a high perch overlooking the Painted Desert by 1924.   The Inn was nicknamed the "Stone Tree House" because so much petrified wood was used in its construction, a tangible tie to the landscape.  In 1936, the National Park Service purchased the Inn and four sections of land for $59,400.  The inn has evolved over the decades.  It was reopene...

Now a National Historic Landmark, the Painted Desert Inn was the vision of Herbert Lore, a local homesteader. He constructed the two-story Inn on a high perch overlooking the Painted Desert by 1924. The Inn was nicknamed the "Stone Tree House" because so much petrified wood was used in its construction, a tangible tie to the landscape. In 1936, the National Park Service purchased the Inn and four sections of land for $59,400. The inn has evolved over the decades. It was reopene...

Painted Desert Inn, a National Historic Landmark within Petrified Forest National Park, opened May 24, 2006 after 18 months of much needed rehabilitation. The building functions only as a museum and bookstore today, without overnight accommodation and food service.  www.nps.gov/pefo/historyculture/pdi.htm

Painted Desert Inn, a National Historic Landmark within Petrified Forest National Park, opened May 24, 2006 after 18 months of much needed rehabilitation. The building functions only as a museum and bookstore today, without overnight accommodation and food service. www.nps.gov/pefo/historyculture/pdi.htm

Leaving Flagstaff, Arizona and heading north you run into the Painted Desert. The Painted Desert is the name for a broad area of colorful badlands located in Northern Arizona in the United States. The desert stretches from the Grand Canyon National Park into the Petrified Forest National Park and runs roughly astride and just north of the Little Colorado and the Puerrco Rivers. The area within the Petrified Forest National Wilderness is also known as the Painted Desert Wilderness. Much of…

Leaving Flagstaff, Arizona and heading north you run into the Painted Desert. The Painted Desert is the name for a broad area of colorful badlands located in Northern Arizona in the United States. The desert stretches from the Grand Canyon National Park into the Petrified Forest National Park and runs roughly astride and just north of the Little Colorado and the Puerrco Rivers. The area within the Petrified Forest National Wilderness is also known as the Painted Desert Wilderness. Much of…

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Petrified Wood Bark | by Lindsey-and-Tom.com

200 million year old fossilized wood found at Petrified Forest National Park

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Petrified Log in Crystal Forest- Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park | by Bob C. Anderson

Petrified Forest National Park | by Bob C. Anderson

Petrified Crystals - Petrified Forest National Park | by Captures.ch

Petrified Crystals - Petrified Forest National Park | by Captures.ch

Grand Canyon Evening | by Vision & Light Photo

The sky over the Grand Canyon takes on colorful tones just after the sunset and these colors are reflected into the rugged canyon walls. The Colorado River shimmers in the distance.