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.
Transit of Venus June 2012
(c) Tyler Nordgren
June 5, 3:00-7:30 PM Painted Desert Visitor Center
Ranger Dan will provide an indirect view with a telescope. Be sure to wear safety glasses (the same used for the eclipse) for directly viewing the sun!
Did You Know?
Petrified Forest National Park is the only national park unit to protect a section of Historic Route 66!