Celebrate Arizona Archeology and Heritage Awareness Month at Petrified Forest
Contact: Hallie Larsen, 928-524-6228 x274
Contact: Rita Garcia, 928-524-6228 x273
Celebrate Arizona Archeology and Heritage Awareness Month at Petrified Forest National Park—March 2009
Petrified Forest—Arizona Archeology and Heritage Awareness Month celebrates the state’s rich history, but also reminds us of the fragile nature of archeological clues. Learn about Arizona’s amazing past and discover your part in protecting Arizona’s, and the nation’s, irreplaceable heritage.
During Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month, March 2009, activities at the park will include:
-Puerco Pueblo walks every day at 10 am and 3 pm
-Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark tours everyday at 1 pm
Check at the information desks for other activities and schedules! Weather permitting for certain activities
For more information call (928) 524-6228 weekdays, 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 at e-mail us. Our website has more news and press releases: www.nps.gov/pefo/parknews/newsreleases.htm.
Did You Know?
Petrified wood at Petrified Forest National Park is almost solid quartz, weighing in at 168 pounds per cubic foot. It's so hard, you can only cut it with a diamond tipped saw! More...