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  • Petrified Forest National Park

    Find Your Park, Share Your Story

    • Location: findyourpark.com/share
    • Fees: None
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Everyday from 06/01/2016 to 08/31/2016

    Celebrate National Park Service’s Centennial by sharing your own story! Upload your own song, photo, painting, poem, dance, video—anything you’d like to share about your fabulous Petrified Forest visit at Find Your Park website, findyourpark.com/share.

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    Geocaching

    • Location: Throughout the Park
    • Fees: Entrance Fee
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Everyday from 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2016

    Geocaching is a worldwide game of hide and seek. Anyone with a GPS device can play! There are several geocaches at Petrified Forest National Park.

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    Junior Ranger Program

    • Location: Throughout Park
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Everyday from 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2016

    Junior Rangers explore, learn about, and protect their national parks!

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    Meet an Archeologist

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Agate House Trail
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Our park’s own ‘archeologist Amy’ is roving the Agate House Trail and wants to talk with you! Find Amy along the trail and at Agate House to learn why Petrified Forest has been home to people for over 13,000 years.

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    Painted Desert Inn Tour

    • Location: Painted Desert Inn NHL
    • Fees: Park entrance fee
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Everyday from 05/22/2016 to 08/31/2016

    Personal tours made to order

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  • Petrified Forest National Park

    The Living Park Talk

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM,1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Painted Desert Visitor Center
    • Fees: No fee
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Everyday from 06/12/2016 to 09/30/2016

    There is life in the park and it is thriving! Enjoy an introduction about plants and animals that call Petrified Forest home! Hand-on items. Allow 30 minutes.

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    Triassic Talk

    • Location: Crystal Forest sun shelter
    • Fees: Park entrance fee
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Everyday from 06/12/2016 to 09/30/2016

    Discover how Petrified Forest came to be by going back in time to the Late Triassic, over 200 million years ago!

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  • Petrified Forest National Park

    Hands-On Paleontology and Geology

    • Location: Petrified Forest National Park
    • Fees: Field Institute Fee
    Thursday, September 8, 2016

    Join NPS staff/paleontologists for hands-on exploration and research of the geology and paleontology of newly acquired park lands.

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  • Petrified Forest National Park

    Navy Quartet Performance

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    • Location: Painted Desert Inn NHL
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee
    Thursday, September 8, 2016

    Enjoy a free concert courtesy of the US Navy! A quartet will play a variety of music and help us celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. Allow 45 minutes.

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  • Petrified Forest National Park

    Holbrook Depot Art Series

    • Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Historic Train Depot in Holbrook, AZ
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, September 9, 2016

    Petrified Forest National Park's Artist-in-Residence for September 2016, Joyce Heuman, will present her compelling paintings as part of Holbrook’s Historic Depot Art Series. Mingle, nosh, and celebrate art in our gateway town of Holbrook!

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  • Petrified Forest National Park

    Navajo County Fair

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Location: Navajo County Fairgrounds Holbrook, AZ
    • Fees: Fair Entrance Fee
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016

    Look for our official booth and exhibits at the 85th Annual Navajo County Fair and Rodeo in Holbrook. This year's theme is "Spur Up Some Fun”, we intend to do so, and we hope you will help us!

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  • Petrified Forest National Park

    Pedal the Petrified Bike Tour

    • Time: 7:00 AM
    • Location: Petrified Forest National Park
    • Fees: Event Fee
    Saturday, September 17, 2016

    “Pedal the Petrified” is a non-competitive cycling tour ride through Petrified Forest National Park presented by Northland Pioneer College. All proceeds support student scholarships at Northland Pioneer College here in Arizona!

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    • Time: 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Petrified Forest National Park
    • Fees: Field Institute Fee
    Sunday, September 18, 2016

    A workshop for intermediate and advanced photographers, learn to use low light to create spectacular landscape shots.

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    • Time: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    • Location: Petrified Forest National Park
    • Fees: Field Institute Fee
    Saturday, September 24, 2016

    Among fascinating backdrops, this workshop will introduce you to the concept of seeing things in a different way. These areas are seen at their optimum when the eastern sun is low and casts light toward the western edge of the landscape.

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  • Petrified Forest National Park

    National Public Lands Day

    • Location: Petrified Forest National Park
    • Fees: Fee Free Day
    Saturday, September 24, 2016

    The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016 and wants everyone to celebrate! All national parks (to include Petrified Forest) will waive entrance fees on several days in 2016 to include National Public Lands Day, Saturday September 24.

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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

Phone:

(928) 524-6228

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