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.
Increase in Visitation for March 2007
Contact: Janet Fernandes, (928) 524-6228 ext. 238
Increase in Visitation for March 2007 at Petrified Forest National Park
Petrified Forest, AZ – Park Superintendent Lee Baiza announced that visitation for March increased by 31% from last year with 52,149 visits compared to last year’s 39,835. The year to date total is 92,085 which is up by 3%.
Weather on the Colorado Plateau can be very unpredictable especially in the spring. This March saw a warming trend with temperatures in the 70s throughout the region and the nicer weather helped to increase visitation.
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?
Petrified Forest National Park is the only national park unit to protect a section of Historic Route 66!