For Kids

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Ranger and Kids

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In-Park Activities

Kids, Petrified Forest is a living lab where you can learn all about science, nature, archeology, history, and much more!

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Learn about career-building opportunities available to Teens!

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Dorky Dinosaur

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Fast Facts for Kids

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Making fossils

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Activities at Home

This Kids Corner paleontology page includes a Triassic themed song, word search, and a make your own fossil activity.

There's a lot of archeology at Petrified Forest too! Learn all about it by doing a maze, a crossword, matching, and reflective writing here.

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Junior Ranger Exclusives!

Explore hands on educational activities about the park that you can do at home!

Last updated: August 26, 2021

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Petrified Forest National Park
P.O. Box 2217

Petrified Forest , AZ 86028-2217


928 524-6228

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