A Place for Discovery

Park Hours: 8am to 6pm, MST. We will return to 8am to 5pm on September 11. Don't forget that Arizona does not observe Daylight Savings. We are an hour earlier than New Mexico, Utah, and the Navajo Nation.

Would you like to see the park film? It is located at the park's YouTube Channel as well as the giftshop at Rainbow Forest.

Image of the tepees during twilight with directions and a map.


Depending on your direction of travel you can enter and exit the park in two different ways.

Things to do such as touring and trails with multiple images of people in the park.

Things to Do

There are many things to do in the park--overlooks, short trails, paleo lab, backcountry hikes--for different interests and abilities.

Pets with their people, welcome for leashed pets.

We are Pet Friendly!

·Bag your pet’s poop. ·Always keep your pet on a leash. ·Respect wildlife. ·Know where you can go.

Hiker on the Rim Trail with trail info for short to longer distances.

Walk a Trail

Maintained trails are easy, paved or graveled, from 0.3 to 2.6 miles, great for all ages and abilities.

Last updated: September 4, 2022

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Mailing Address:

Petrified Forest National Park
P.O. Box 2217

Petrified Forest , AZ 86028-2217


928 524-6228

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