A Place for Discovery

Did you know that Petrified Forest is more spectacular than ever? While the park has all the wonders known for a century, there are many new adventures and discoveries to share. There are backcountry hikes into areas never open before such as Red Basin and little known areas like the Martha's Butte. There are new exhibits that bring the stories to life. Come rediscover Petrified Forest!

Visitors surround a touch table to listen to Ranger Jack

Guided Programs, Activities, & Event

Visitors surround a touch table to listen to Ranger Jack

Hikers explore the route to Red Basin through colorful badlands

Explore the Backcountry

Hikers explore the route to Red Basin through colorful badlands

Cathy looks at fossils under the microscope as she prepares them.

Science in the Park

Cathy looks at fossils under the microscope as she prepares them.

Volunteer John is out flying kites with kids

Volunteer!

Volunteer John is out flying kites with kids

Taking a walk with the dogs at Jasper Forest

Going to the Dogs: Pets in the Park

Taking a walk with the dogs at Jasper Forest

Backpackers enjoys spending the night in the Petrified Forest National Wilderness Area

Get Wild! Go Backpacking

Backpackers enjoys spending the night in the Petrified Forest National Wilderness Area

Last updated: October 3, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1 Park Road, #2217
Petrified Forest, AZ 86028

Phone:

(928) 524-6228

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