Bicycling

A bicyclist stops for a view at Newspaper Rock

Bicycle use is permitted on paved park roads and parking areas open to the public. Be careful along park roads—everyone is looking at the view!

From the park’s Superintendent’s Compendium: 36 CFR §4.30 – BICYCLES
(a) Bicycle use is permitted on paved park roads and parking areas open to the public.
The following routes are closed to bicycle use: Paved trails and all park lands not covered by pavement, with
the exception of:
-the unpaved portion of Old Route 66 from the main park road to the east boundary fence
-the eastern portion of Old Highway 180 in the Rainbow Forest area from its intersection with the main
park road to the east boundary
-the portion of the Long logs trail from its intersection with the main park road, continuing to the
trailhead loop area approximately ½ mile up the trail.
- the trail beginning at the Rainbow Forest Picnic Area, and continuing to the base of the mesa, ending
at a loop in the road (approximately 1 mile in length)

Last updated: April 20, 2019

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1 Park Road, #2217
Petrified Forest, AZ 86028

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