“along the painted desert rim trail”
Painted Desert Rim Trail Length: 1 mile (1.6 km) round trip Trailheads: Tawa Point and Kachina Point This unpaved trail winds through the rim woodland, a place for chance encounters of many species of plants and animals and spectacular views of the Painted Desert. Tread width: 62 in (158.6 cm), min 60 in (152.4 cm) Grade: 6.3%, max 25.6% Cross Slope: 3.8%, max 16.2% This trail does not have stairs, but the waterbars and dirt-gravel surface may make this trail unsuitable for strollers or mobility vehicles.
Nice colorful view of the valley.
This is inside of the Petrified Forest National Park. You pay $25 to enter the park. There are several points with gorgeous views along the road that you can just pull over and hop out to take pictures at. WELL WORTH IT!
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