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Crystal Forest Museum and Gifts

About

Welcome to Crystal Forest Museum and Gifts, a unique spot near Holbrook, AZ, perfect for those looking for a quirky and convenient place to park their RV or campervan. This area is right outside the entrance to the Petrified Forest National Park, making it an ideal base for exploring the park's stunning landscapes and ancient petrified wood.

This location offers free overnight parking with a few amenities to make your stay comfortable. Each spot comes with a picnic table, and there's a big dumpster for trash disposal. While there are no electric hookups on the free side, some reviewers mentioned that there are 30-amp outlets available, though they might not always be functional. If you need electricity, there's a paid campground across the street with power hookups for $15 a night.

The area is big-rig friendly and allows pets, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. However, keep in mind that there are no restrooms, showers, or water hookups, so you'll need to be self-contained. Fires aren't allowed, but you can enjoy a cold beer from the gift shop, which opens in the morning and has a variety of interesting items, from jewelry to petrified wood pieces.

At night, the sky lights up with beautiful stars, offering a serene and quiet atmosphere. The Route 66 theme adds a nostalgic touch, with dinosaurs and teepees adding to the quirky charm. It's a great spot to relax after a day of exploring the Petrified Forest, and the convenience of being so close to the park entrance can't be beaten.

So, if you're looking for a safe, free, and interesting place to park your RV near the Petrified Forest, Crystal Forest Museum and Gifts is a fantastic choice. Just remember to get there early, as spots can fill up quickly, especially in the evening. Enjoy your stay and happy exploring!

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Location

Crystal Forest Museum and Gifts is located in Arizona

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Coordinates

34.792787241177436 N
109.89152985506678 W

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Good
  • Verizon
    Fair
  • AT&T
    Fair
  • T-Mobile
    Available

Site Types

  • Dispersed

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Alcohol
  • Pets

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the max vehicle length at Crystal Forest Museum and Gifts?

Crystal Forest Museum and Gifts allows vehicles up to 50 feet.

Does Crystal Forest Museum and Gifts have wifi?

No, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, Crystal Forest Museum and Gifts does not have wifi.

Is there cell phone reception at Crystal Forest Museum and Gifts?

According to campers on TheDyrt.com, Verizon signal is fair, AT&T is fair, and T-Mobile is available.