AAA Editor Notes
Petrified Forest of the Black Hills is off I-90 exit 46, then 1 mi. e. to 8228 Elk Creek Rd. This area is one of the Black Hills' largest natural exposures of petrified wood, dating from 120 million years ago. The self-guiding tour includes an animated video describing the historical geology of the Black Hills and tree petrifaction, digital audio and graphic museum displays and a walk along a five-block trail that passes logs ranging from 5 to 100 feet long and up to 3 feet thick.

Camping is permitted.

Admission
$7; $6 (ages 60+); $5 (ages 4-12). Additional fee for overnight camping.
Hours
Daily 8:30-5:30, late May-early Sept.; 9-5, early Sept.-Oct. 30. Allow 1 hour minimum.
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