• Jasper Forest is magical in twilight, particularly the logs on stone pedestals

    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Distance Learning Opportunities

Ranger Riding One of the Park Horses at a Local School

Ranger Riding One of the Park Horses at a Local School

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Can't bring your class to the park for a visit? Explore Petrified Forest and other national parks through the following online videos, podcasts, games and activities:

Ranger on the Road
Arrange for a ranger to come to your classroom for a visit. The ranger can talk about many aspects of the park, bringing hands-on items to share with your students. More...

Watch Videos and Download Podcasts
Petrified Forest National Park has developed a series of video podcasts on a variety of engaging subjects. More...

Become a WebRanger!
The National Park Service's online Junior Ranger program is for kids of all ages. With more than fifty online games, your students can have fun learning about our national parks, monuments, and historic sites.

Museum Collections
Teachers can enhance this experience by using our Teaching with Museum Collections lesson plans.

LearnNPS
A place for teachers and learners to explore their national parks. Here you'll find curricula, fun and games, a guide to park Junior Ranger programs and a host of other fun and educational media created by the National Park Service and our partners.

Did You Know?

spiral petroglyph marks the summer solstice

Petroglyphs are sometimes calendars, marking events like the summer solstice with interactions between the glyph, the sun, and natural landscape features.