Field Trips

Petrified Forest National Park contains one of the best Late Triassic fossil assemblages in the world. The forces of deposition and erosion have shaped this strangely beautiful landscape. The park also contains one of the best native grassland ecosystems in Arizona. The human story at Petrified Forest goes back over 13,000 years. There is much to discover at Petrified Forest!

All programs require pre-registration. To arrange a special ranger program, please contact the education program coordinator at (928)524-6228 x238. Ranger availability is not guaranteed. For better scheduling options please contact us at least three weeks prior to your planned visit date.

Ask a Ranger: Grades K-12, 30 minutes
Students prepare thoughtful questions ahead of time and spend a half hour with a ranger discussing Petrified Forest geology, paleontology, ecology, and human history.


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Mailing Address:

1 Park Road, PO Box 2217
Petrified Forest, AZ 86028


(928) 524-6228

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