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.
Petrified Wood Gallery
Petrified wood was the raison d'etre for the creation of Petrified Forest National Park (originally national monument). The fossils come in so many idfferent shades and shapes, reflecting the trees that were alive over 200 million years ago.
Did You Know?
Over 52,000 acres within Petrified Forest National Park is designated Wilderness waiting for you to explore. More...