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Ginko Petrified Forest is regarded as one of the most unusual fossil forests in the world. The park is a registered national natural landmark. Petrified wood was discovered in the region in the early 1930s, which led to the park being designated a national historic preserve.

Ginko Petrified Forest State Park features an interpretive center, picnic tables, boat ramps, and campsites.

The park is located on the Wanapum Reservoir on the Columbia River, 30 miles east of Ellensburg.

The Washington State Parks system includes more than 125 developed parks and covers about a quarter million acres.

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