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    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Increase in Visitation for May 2006

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Date: June 15, 2006
Contact: Janet Fernandes, (928) 524-6228 x238

Increase in Visitation for May 2006 at Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest, AZ – Park Superintendent Lee Baiza announced the visitation for May was up by 2.3% over last year with 55,245 visits compared to last year’s 53,996. The year-to-date total is 193,088 which is up by 1.7% from last year.

Visitors wishing to learn more about the park can attend ranger led programs. The times and locations of the programs are posted at the Painted Desert Visitor Center, Painted Desert Inn Museum, and the Rainbow Forest Museum.

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 Superintendent at e-mail us.

Did You Know?

petroglyphs

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!