• Jasper Forest is magical in twilight, particularly the logs on stone pedestals

    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Sunrise Fun Run

view of Painted Desert

The colors of the Painted Desert are enhanced in the early morning light.

NPS/Marge Post

July 8, 2009: There are no plans for a Sunrise Fun Run this year due to staffing.

Did You Know?

Pallid bat sleeping on a wall.

There are about ten known species of bats in the park. This is a pallid bat sleeping at the Painted Desert Complex. Discover more about mammals of Petrified Forest. More...