Operating Hours & Seasons
The park is open year round except Christmas, December 25.
Rainbow Forest Museum
Two gift shops, a convenience store, a gas station, and restaurant are operated in the park by valued concessionaire Xanterra. Hours vary seasonally for these locations; call (928) 524-3756 for further information.
Park and Visitor Center hours are subject to change.
Note: Arizona does not observe Daylight Savings Time, remaining on Mountain Standard Time year-round. For example, in the summer months, during Daylight Savings Time, the time in Arizona and California is the same, with New Mexico and the Navajo Reservation one hour ahead.
Did You Know?
From early Spring through the end of Summer, wildflowers at Petrified Forest National Park can be as colorful as the petrified wood. More...