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.
Junior Ranger Days Begin at Petrified Forest National Park
Contact: Sarah Herve, 928-524-6228 x264
Petrified Forest—Visitors to the park can earn a special Junior Ranger badge and patch by participating in a variety of fun and educational activities on Saturdays this summer.
Saturday, May 29th, kicks off this exciting program by inviting Junior Rangers to hike the trail at the beautiful Blue Mesa. Stop in at one of the visitor centers to get your Blue Mesa Explorer guide then hit the trail! Special activities for future Junior Ranger Days will be announced on the park website as they are offered.
For information call (928) 524-6228, 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?
Over 52,000 acres within Petrified Forest National Park is designated Wilderness waiting for you to explore. More...