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.
2013 Summer YCC Program
Contact: Rose Cortez, 928-524-6228 x247
Petrified Forest, AZ-Petrified Forest National Park will once again offer its Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program in the summer of 2013. This 8 week non-residential program will be offered for local youth between the ages of 15 and 18 years of age. Enrollees will be selected from areas surrounding the park to participate in this summer program.
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.