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.
Sandbox Archeology: Children will excavate artifacts from a sandbox that reflect the rich human history of the park. This activity is led by a park ranger; great for kids and families; accessible. There is no fee for this activity. Saturdays in March. Enjoy any time between 10am-12pm at the Painted Desert Visitor Center.