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.
Cultural Demonstration Program at Petrified Forest Late Summer 2011
Contact: Todd Hisaichi, 928-524-6228 x273
Petrified Forest, AZ—This summer, Petrified Forest National Park is hosting a series of Cultural Demonstrators each Saturday, 9 am-5 pm, at the Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark. This program provides the opportunity for regional people to share their history and traditional arts and crafts in the dynamic setting of Petrified Forest. The demonstrators for the rest of summer 2011 include:
July 16 Alice Hawthorne—Navajo Jewelry Artist and Weaver
July 23 Otto Lucio—Zuni Silversmith
July 30 Otto Lucio—Zuni Silversmith
August 6 Lucinda "Dusty" Nastacio—Zuni Beadworker
Alex Laweka—Zuni Fetish Carver
August 13 Stephanie Lomatewama—Hopi Basket Weaver
Horace Kayquoptewa—Hopi Katcina doll Carver
August 20 Sheldon and Nancy Westika—Zuni Silversmiths
August 27 Todd Westika—Zuni Fetish Carver
For information call (928) 524-6228, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST); or write to the Superintendent, Petrified Forest National Park, P.O. Box 2217, Petrified Forest, AZ 86028; or e-mail the park Superintendent.
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!