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Contact: Janet Fernandes, (928) 524-6228 ext. 238
Increase in Visitation for March 2007 at Petrified Forest National Park
Petrified Forest, AZ – Park Superintendent Lee Baiza announced that visitation for March increased by 31% from last year with 52,149 visits compared to last year’s 39,835. The year to date total is 92,085 which is up by 3%.
Weather on the Colorado Plateau can be very unpredictable especially in the spring. This March saw a warming trend with temperatures in the 70s throughout the region and the nicer weather helped to increase visitation.
For more information call (928) 524-6228 weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time; or write to the Superintendent, Petrified Forest National Park, P.O. Box 2217, Petrified Forest, AZ 86028; or e-mail the park.