Change to Summer Hours
Contact: Lyn Carranza, 928-524-6228 x245
Petrified Forest National Park Changes to Summer Hours
Petrified Forest, AZ – Petrified Forest National Park will change to summer hours on May 14 announced Park Superintendent Lee Baiza. The park will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time daily. These hours will be in effect through September 4, 2006. The Painted Desert Visitor Center and the Rainbow Forest Museum hours are the same as the park hours.
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.
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.