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    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park Changes to Spring Hours

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Date: February 13, 2009
Contact: Lyn Carranza, 928-524-6228 x245

Petrified Forest, AZ―Park Superintendent Cliff Spencer announces that Petrified Forest National Park will be changing to longer spring hours on Sunday, March 1, 2009. The park will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 6:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST) daily. The Painted Desert Visitor Center and the Rainbow Forest Museum hours will be the same as the park hours. The Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.

 

For more information call (928) 524-6228 weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. MST; or write to the Superintendent, Petrified Forest National Park, P.O. Box 2217, Petrified Forest, AZ 86028; or   e-mail the park Superintendent at e-mail us. Our website has more news and press releases: www.nps.gov/pefo/parknews/newsreleases.htm.

Did You Know?

black on white pot sherds

Petrified Forest National Park has one of the most diverse collections of prehistoric pottery fragments in the Southwest.