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.
Make a virtual visit to the park-courtesy of artist-in-resident Tony Garbasso. His beautiful surround panoramas can transport you to Petrified Forest, offering a chance to explore from your own home.
These are large files, so be patient. They are well worth the wait! Explore the interactive panoramas by moving your cursor around the images. Enjoy your exploration!
Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark
Pintado Point was once known as 350 Degree Point
Puerco Pueblo from the southwestern corner
Jasper Forest, below Jasper Point
Crystal Forest split petrified log
Did You Know?
In additon to the world class fossil record at Petrified Forest National Park, archeological resources are so abundant and so significant that they could stand alone within their own park!