Fall 2013: Highway Interchange Bridge Work
Painted Desert Traffic Interchange (I-40 Exit 311) may be closed for construction. Check here for updates from Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT): More »
Nov. 2012-July 2013, due to bank error credit cards may not have been charged for your entrance fee
...due to a bank error credit cards may not have been charged for your entrance fee, even if you received a receipt from the entrance station. The error was corrected on Sept. 26th, 2013. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Educators and youth leaders, make an adventure out of learning! Petrified Forest National Park strives to provide high quality curriculum-based educational material for teachers, parents, and students of all grade levels. The resources of Petrified Forest are ideal for exploring topics in many content areas such as earth science, life science, and social studies.
Educational Fee Waiver Application (Please note this is an updated application form from October 2013. If you have a version from previous years please use this updated version instead.)
Did You Know?
Petrified wood was so abundant when the ancestral Puebloan people were living in the area that they used it not only for stone tools but also as building material, such as the "brick" used in Agate House at Petrified Forest National Park.