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.
Artist in Residence Art Exhibition
Contact: Scott Williams, (928) 524-6228 ext. 240
Petrified Forest National Park
Petrified Forest, AZ – To recognize the end of the 2006 Artist in Residence Program, the park will be hosting an Artist in Residence Exhibition Reception at the Painted Desert Inn on Saturday, November 11, 2006 at 2:00 PM. This art exhibition will run from November 5 thru the 19th showcasing artworks created by the fifteen artists who participated in the park’s first Artist-in-Residence program.
The artwork on exhibit will provide each artist’s perspective of the park during their residence. The goal of the exhibition and program is for the artists to provide a positive learning and interpretive experience for park visitors regarding the park as inspiration for artistic endeavors and to increase understanding of the significance of the park.
Did You Know?
There are about ten known species of bats in the park. This is a pallid bat sleeping at the Painted Desert Complex. Discover more about mammals of Petrified Forest. More...