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    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Decrease in Visitation for June 2007

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Date: July 17, 2007
Contact: Janet Fernandes, (928) 524-6228 ext. 238

Decrease in Visitation for June 2007 at Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest, AZ – Acting Park Superintendent Brad Traver announced that visitation for June had a decrease of 8% from last year with 80,657 visits compared to last year’s 87,953. The year to date total is 267,431 which is down by 5%.

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?

Agate House pueblo made with petrified wood chunks

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.