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.
Family Night with the National Parks
Contact: Marge Post, (928) 524-6228 ext. 264
Family Night with the National Parks at the Holbrook Public Library
Petrified Forest, AZ – From sea to shining sea, America’s National Parks maintain unspoiled beauty and cultural wonders. Come learn about your American heritage with the help of Petrified Forest National Park rangers on April 24, 7:00 p.m. at the Holbrook Public Library. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.
This family event is in celebration of National Park Week from April 19-26. National Park Week is an annual, presidentially proclaimed week for celebration and recognition of all units administered by the National Park Service. Your National Parks are living examples of the best this nation has to offer - magnificent natural landscapes and varied yet interrelated heritage. Parks provide recreational experiences, opportunities to learn and grow, and places of quiet refuge.
Visit www.nps.gov/pefo for information on ranger-led programs, Science and Education Learning Center Lectures, Junior Ranger activities, cultural demonstrations, Artists-in-Residence, curriculum-based education programs, and more.
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?
The ecosystem at Petrified Forest National Park is not desert. It's one of the largest areas of intact grassland in the Southwest. More...