Petrified Sea Gardens

Petrified Sea Gardens
Photo by: Daniel Case, Creative Commons

Being in New York is thrilling. Everywhere you turn, you find yourself trapped between sky scrapers, and gigantic shopping malls and stores. It could get tiring, though. Unknown to many first time visitors, New York also showcases a few serene tourist spots that could help you get away from all the buzzing in the streets.

Plus, if you are fascinated by nature and the seas, you won’t have to go that far even if you’re in one of the busiest places on Earth. New York has a few surprises in store not only for the shopping enthusiasts, but also for the nature lovers. Saratoga Springs, New York has the perfect get away spot for you.

The Petrified Sea Gardens of Saratoga Springs is a popular destination for tourists wanting to get away from New York’s busy shopping districts. It showcases some of the oldest preserved sea creatures and other fascinating ocean beings.

The Petrified Sea Gardens hold a wide array of Stromatolite fossils aging from 100 years old to over 500 years old. These amazing ocean relics would definitely amaze tourists and visitors! With their collection of aged fossils and reefs, everyone will surely appreciate the beauty and the magic of the ocean. Most of the relics that they showcase in this historic and natural place were founded early in the 1920s, and are still preserved up until now. There are only few places in the world which offer this kind of extraordinary experience! Both science and nature enthusiasts would marvel at the fascinating things that biology and geology have created. There is definitely rich history imprinted in the fossils and rocks that the Petrified Sea Gardens display!

There is much to be said about this very awe-inspiring place in the midst of buzzing and busy New York. The next time you come to the state, make sure to drop by The Saratoga Springs to see the Petrified Sea Gardens!

One response to “Petrified Sea Gardens”

  1. L M Parsons says:

    The ages of the fossils are in the millions of years…Cambrian period

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