Eating & Sleeping

There is no overnight camping in the park right now. Wilderness camping permits will not be issued at this time.

Painted Desert Diner and a convenience store for snacks are located next to the Painted Desert Visitor Center. Limited snacks are also available for purchase at the curio shop in Rainbow Forest. These sites are operated by our concessionaire Ortega National Parks. Painted Desert Diner has grab-and-go food.

Lodging and Camping
Overnight accommodation is not available in the park, but can be found in nearby communities.

Visit the Goods and Services page for nearby communities' chamber of commerce information.

Last updated: September 24, 2020

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Mailing Address:

1 Park Road, #2217
Petrified Forest, AZ 86028


(928) 524-6228

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