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.
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?
From early Spring through the end of Summer, wildflowers at Petrified Forest National Park can be as colorful as the petrified wood. More...