Anniversary and Holiday Open House 2009 at Petrified Forest
Contact: Hallie Larsen, 928-524-6228 x274
Petrified Forest—On December 8, 2009, celebrate Petrified Forest National Park’s 103nd Anniversary! Activities at Petrified Forest include:
For more information call (928) 524-6228, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time; or write to the Superintendent, Petrified Forest National Park, P.O. Box 2217, Petrified Forest, AZ 86028; or e-mail the Park Superintendent.
Did You Know?
Standing on the edge of a vast badlands landscape, a Spanish explorer is rumored to have named the area "El Desierto Pintado" (The Painted Desert) because the hills looked like they were painted with the colors of the sunset.