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 National Park celebrates Founders Day with family-friendly Triassic fossil exploration
Contact: Sarah Herve, 928-524-6228 x264
Petrified Forest, AZ-The National Park Service (NPS) turns 96 years old August 25, a day known as Founders Day.
Did You Know?
There are about ten known species of bats in the park. This is a pallid bat sleeping at the Painted Desert Complex. Discover more about mammals of Petrified Forest. More...