Anniversary and Holiday Open House at Petrified Forest—December 2011
Contact: Hallie Larsen, 928-524-6228 x274
Petrified Forest-On December 8, 2011, celebrate Petrified Forest National
Cultural Demonstrators will be at the Painted Desert Inn National Landmark between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm, sharing their skills and knowledge as well as a chance to purchase unique hand-made gifts for the holidays.
Anniversary and Holiday Open House at the Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm-enjoy hot drinks, cookies and treats, and holiday cheer.
Painted Desert Inn Tour: 12 pm-Meet the ranger at the Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark. Explore this intriguing historic building with a ranger and discover its fascinating past.
Triassic Park Program: 10 am and 2 pm-How did living trees turn to stone? Discover Triassic treasures with a ranger, which may include a talk in the sunroom and/or an easy walk (with a few short stairs) along the Giant Logs Trail. Meet in the Rainbow Forest Museum sunroom.
Puerco Pueblo Tour: 10 am and 2 pm-Take a journey into the past and discover the ancestral Puebloan people of Petrified Forest. Meet the ranger at the Puerco Pueblo trailhead.
For more 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.
Did You Know?
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!