• Jasper Forest is magical in twilight, particularly the logs on stone pedestals

    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Change to Winter Hours

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Date: October 24, 2007
Contact: Janet Fernandes, (928) 524-6228 ext. 238

Petrified Forest National Park Changes to Winter Hours

Petrified Forest, AZ - Petrified Forest National Park will change to normal winter hours on October 28, a move announced today by Acting Park Superintendent Brad Traver. The park will open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time daily.

The Painted Desert Visitor Center and the Rainbow Forest Museum will also be open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark is open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.

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. 

Did You Know?


In additon to the world class fossil record at Petrified Forest National Park, archeological resources are so abundant and so significant that they could stand alone within their own park!