Current Conditions


Park Closure

  • Alert 1 , Severity ,closure ,, Federal Government Shutdown During the shutdown, we will not monitor or update social media or park website. Some Petrified Forest National Park areas—the gas station, convenience store, gift shop, and diner run by Ortega Enterprises at the north end—are accessible 8am-5pm daily.


Weather Service forecast for the Petrified Forest area.



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Full moon rising over sunset lit Blue Mesa
Full moon rising over sunset lit Blue Mesa

NPS/Hallie Larsen

The Park is Open

Except for December 25, Petrified Forest National Park is open every day. During the winter there may be a delay in opening the park until the roads are safe. Check the Alerts at the top of the page or our Facebook and Twitter sites for delay announcements.

Last updated: April 21, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1 Park Road, #2217
Petrified Forest, AZ 86028


(928) 524-6228

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