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.
Fee Free Day for the Petrified Forest National Park on National Public Lands Day
Contact: Sarah Hervé, 928-524-6228 x 264
Petrified Forest-Fee Free Day for the Petrified Forest National Park on National Public Lands Day which is the nation's largest, single-day volunteer event for public lands. In 2012, National Public Lands Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. What this means is that there is no park entrance fee to visit the National Parks.
Eight federal agencies as well as nonprofit organizations and state, regional and local governments participate in the annual day of caring for public lands.
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...