Visiting Petrified Forest National Park? Cool! Check out these fun things to do while you are in the park.
Become a Junior Ranger
Earn a badge by completing activities. There are different kinds of jr. rangers. Learn about them all.
There are lots of things to see up and down the park road.
Stretch your legs on one or all of the hiking trails.
Hunt for Treasure
See if you can find all the geocaches hidden in the park.
Hike in the Backcountry
Get off trail and wander through badlands. Here are suggested hikes.
Visit the Museums
Bones are spilling out of the ground at Petrified Forest. Become a mini paleontologist! Check out Triassic animal skeletons.
Talk to a Ranger
You may catch a ranger in a visitor center, on trail, or during a Ranger Program.
Meet an Artist
Artists-in-Residence give talks and walks. Cultural Demonstrators show you how they make traditional crafts.
Last updated: April 5, 2023