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Contact: Hallie Larsen, 928-524-6228 x274
Petrified Forest-On December 8, 2011, celebrate Petrified Forest National
Park's 105th Anniversary! Activities at Petrified Forest include:
Cultural Demonstrators will be at the Painted Desert Inn National Landmark between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm, sharing their skills and knowledge as well as a chance to purchase unique hand-made gifts for the holidays.
Anniversary and Holiday Open House at the Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm-enjoy hot drinks, cookies and treats, and holiday cheer.
Painted Desert Inn Tour: 12 pm-Meet the ranger at the Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark. Explore this intriguing historic building with a ranger and discover its fascinating past.
Triassic Park Program: 10 am and 2 pm-How did living trees turn to stone? Discover Triassic treasures with a ranger, which may include a talk in the sunroom and/or an easy walk (with a few short stairs) along the Giant Logs Trail. Meet in the Rainbow Forest Museum sunroom.
Puerco Pueblo Tour: 10 am and 2 pm-Take a journey into the past and discover the ancestral Puebloan people of Petrified Forest. Meet the ranger at the Puerco Pueblo trailhead.
For more information call (928) 524-6228, 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 Superintendent.