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.
To help all understand and enjoy Petrified Forest National Park, experts in their respective fields are being invited to share their knowledge and enthusiasm in a reinvigorated in-park speaker series. The Petrified Forest National Park Speaker Series was established to bring park visitors and researchers together to foster understanding and appreciation of the natural and cultural resources of the park and the Colorado Plateau. Lectures are held each month on a variety of topics including geology, paleontology, archeology, and biology. Presentations are scheduled for the first Wednesday of every month, and last approximately one hour.
10am Wednesday, September 4, 2013
10am Wednesday, August 7, 2013
10am Wednesday June 5, 2013: Bob Audretsch, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Lecture Community Building at Painted Desert Visitor Center (off I-40, exit 311)
Did You Know?
Petrified Forest National Park is the only national park unit to protect a section of Historic Route 66!