Park Changes to Spring Hours 2008
Contact: Janet Fernandes, (928) 524-6228 ext 238
Petrified Forest National Park Changes to Spring Hours
Petrified Forest, AZ – Park Superintendent Cliff Spencer announces that Petrified Forest National Park will be changing to longer spring hours on Sunday, March 2. The park will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 6:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time 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. 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?
Petrified wood was so abundant when the ancestral Puebloan people were living in the area that they used it not only for stone tools but also as building material, such as the "brick" used in Agate House at Petrified Forest National Park.