• Jasper Forest is magical in twilight, particularly the logs on stone pedestals

    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Volunteer Day at Petrified Forest National Park

Ranch barn
Ranch barn

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News Release Date: April 4, 2014
Contact: Sarah Herve, 928-524-6228 ex 264

Petrified Forest National Park invites volunteers to help with projects on the newly acquired expansion lands. Work may include fence removal and exotic plant management. Volunteers are needed Saturday April 12th 9 AM to 4 PM Arizona time. Coffee, snacks, lunch, water and tools will be provided. If you are interested in participating please sign up by April 11, 2014.

For more information or to sign up please contact us at www.nps.gov/pefo or 928-524-6228 ex 264

Did You Know?

Agate House pueblo made with petrified wood chunks

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.