Top Hoodoo Locations: 16, Fossil Forest, New Mexico

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Fossil Forest, New Mexico
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The Fossil Forest is a small area of badlands in the San Juan Basin of northwest New Mexico, most notable for the large pieces of petrified wood strewn across the undulating hills, including some upright stumps, but the region also has plenty of hoodoos, of varying forms and shapes. The prettiest formations are scattered and take some effort to locate, by walking cross-country for a mile or so. This region is on BLM land, a few miles north of Chaco Culture NHP, and is very rarely visited.

Location: Along country road 7650, starting from Hwy 371 - details


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