Park Fun

Visiting Petrified Forest National Park? Cool! Check out these fun things to do while you are in the park.

 
ranger swears in 2 new jr rangers

Become a Junior Ranger

Earn a badge by completing activities. There are different kinds of jr. rangers. Learn about them all.

 
small boy in front of big log

Go Sightseeing

There are lots of things to see up and down the park road.

 
Trail leading to Agate House

Walk Trails

Stretch your legs on one or all of the hiking trails.

 
old rusted car

Hunt for Treasure

See if you can find all the geocaches hidden in the park.

 
group of kids stands atop hill

Hike in the Wilderness

Get off trail and wander through badlands. Here are suggested hikes.

 
skeleton display

Study Fossils

Bones are spilling out of the ground at Petrified Forest. Check out Triassic animal skeletons.

 
ranger explaining piece of petrified wood

Talk to a Ranger

You may catch a ranger in a visitor center, on trail, or during a Ranger Program.

 
demonstrator with pottery

Meet an Artist

Artists-in-Residence give talks and walks. Cultural Demonstrators show you how they make traditional crafts.

Last updated: June 4, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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

Phone:

(928) 524-6228

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