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Agate House and Long Logs, AZ

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HAZ reminds you to respect the ruins. Please read the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 & Ruins Etiquette
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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Distance Round Trip 2.6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,464 feet
Accumulated Gain 60 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 1.5 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 2.9
Interest Ruins & Historic
Backpack No
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Petrified Forest National Park
Author Booneman
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Routes 33
Photos 736
Trips 3,568 map ( 28,233 miles )
Age 40 Male Gender
Location Chandler, AZ
Co-Author HAZ_Hikebot
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Routes 17,031
Photos 24
Trips 1 map (6 Miles)
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Location TrailDEX, HAZ
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Preferred   Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov
Sun  5:28am - 7:23pm
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Easy hike with a lot to see.
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Long Logs
Length: 1.6 mile (2.5 km) loop
Trailhead: Rainbow Forest Museum parking area
Long Logs is one of the largest concentrations of petrified wood in the park. Explore this ancient log jam at the base of gray badlands. Please leave petrified wood for others to enjoy. Report any removal of petrified wood or other materials to park staff.

Agate House

Length: 2 miles (3.2 km) round trip
Trailhead: Rainbow Forest Museum parking area
Archeologists believe that this small pueblo was occupied for a short time about 700 years ago. Agate House was an eight room home with entered through the ceiling. Please leave any archeological artifacts for all to enjoy. Do not climb or sit on site walls.

One of the best way to enjoy and experience Petrified Forest National Park is on foot.

Stay on designated trails while in developed hiking areas. Off-trail hiking can damage the fragile grassland environment, disturb wildlife habitat, and/or create unsightly "social" trails.
Pets are allowed on the developed trails. Pets must be kept on leash at all times. Please clean up after your animal.
Bicycles are not allowed on trails, except for the half mile access trail that leads to the junction between the Long Logs and Agate House Trails.

Source: National Park Service

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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

Permit $$

Petrified Forest National Park
$20 per car (for 7 days), Bike/Walk-in $10 Petrified National Forest

Map Drive
Paved - Car Okay

To hike
Rainbow Forest Museum parking area.

From the north and west side of greater Phoenix travel Interstates 17 North and 40 East, passing through Flagstaff (259 miles).

From eastern side of greater Phoenix travel Highways 87 North to Payson, 260 East to Heber, 377 North to Holbrook, and 180 South to the park (215 miles).
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