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.
Petrified Forest Celebrates National Park Week - April 19-26, 2008
Contact: Rita Garcia, (928) 524-6228 ext.273
Petrified Forest Celebrates National Park Week—April 19-26, 2008
Petrified Forest —Join Petrified Forest National Park in celebrating your national parks! “Kids in Parks” is the best way to teach younger generations to enjoy their national natural heritage; but everyone is an honorary ‘kid’ during National Park Week. So come and play, discover and have fun!
You can add your thoughts about your favorite parks to our “Log Blog” at the Painted Desert Visitor Center. See and share artwork related to national parks at the Painted Desert Inn Museum. Participate in hands-on activities as you visit the park; and go on a behind-the-scenes tour to see the many jobs done by the National Park Service.
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.
Did You Know?
From early Spring through the end of Summer, wildflowers at Petrified Forest National Park can be as colorful as the petrified wood. More...