• Jasper Forest is magical in twilight, particularly the logs on stone pedestals

    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

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January 20, 2015
Petrified Forest Enjoys Major Increase in Visitation in 2014
Final statistics of yearly visitation for Petrified Forest National Park have been tallied, and the numbers are impressive! In 2014 the park welcomed 836,799 visitors, up 29.8% from last year (644,648 visitors in 2013).

November 19, 2014
Petrified Forest National Park Proposes to Raise Entrance Fees
Petrified Forest National Park is considering raising entrance fees to the park for the first time since 1997.

September 18, 2014
Petrified Forest Summer of Science
There is always science going on at Petrified Forest National Park – September is the time for a summary of the summer’s activity. Every year, seasonal employees, researchers, and summer interns swell the park’s science staff and get out into the field to make new discoveries.

August 12, 2014
Petrified Forest National Park Welcomes Their Newest Artist-in-Residence Nancy Haver
Nancy will demonstrate the art of wood block printing on Friday, August 22, 2014, at thePainted Desert Inn Historic Landmark located at the Petrified Forest National Park from 10am- 4pm (standard park entry fees apply).

July 29, 2014
Petrified Forest National Park Artist-in-Residents Daniel Bernard Gray & Billi London-Gray
Petrified Forest National Park welcomes Artist-in-Residents Daniel Bernard Gray & Billi London-Gray.

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