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.
Programs, Activities, and Events
Starting Sunday September 8
America's Best Idea-the national parks-is even better when it's free!
Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free dates in 2013:
· January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
· April 22-26 National Park Week
· August 25 National Park Service Birthday
· September 28 National Public Lands Day
· November 9-11 Veterans Day weekend
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.