Fees & Passes

Family Fun in the Park
Family Fun on Giant Logs Trail

NPS

Entrance Fees

Auto/7-day pass to PEFO $20.00
Bike/per person $10.00 (per person)
Motorcycle $10.00 (flat fee)
PEFO Annual Pass $30.00

Subject to change.

Fee Free Days 2017

  • January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 20: Presidents Day
  • April 15-16 and 22-23: National Park Week Weekends
  • August 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • September 30: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11-12: Veterans Day Weekend
 
PEFO Annual Pass Front

Petrified Forest National Park Annual Pass: $30.00
Subject to change.

 
Fed Land Passes
Access pass

America the Beautiful Passes
The Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act established a new pass program to replace the National Park Pass and Golden Eagle, Golden Age, and Golden Access Passports. The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass program provides a number of pass options for the public to use at federal recreation sites where entrance or standard amenity fees are charged.

 

National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Frequently Asked Questions

All National Parks Passes, Golden Eagle, Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Access and Golden Age Passports will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass. Only paper Golden Age and Access Passports may be exchanged free of charge for new plastic passes.


 

Commercial Fees

If you are conducting an income generating tour of the park, you are subject to commercial tour fees. The fee amount varies by vehicle size:
Large tour bus with capacity of 26 or more: $150 (for 7 days)
Small bus with capacity of 16-25: $60 (for 7 days)
Van with capacity of 7-15: $50 (for 7 days)
Passenger vehicle with capacity of 1-6: $20 (for 7 days)

A commercial tour consists of one or more persons traveling on an itinerary that has been packaged, priced, or sold for leisure/recreational purposes by an organization that realizes financial gain through the provision of the service. Falling within this definition are tours which require the use of a vehicle: bus, van, or sedan as the primary means of transport during the road-based tour. The tour operator is using National Park Service roads as the primary means of accomplishing the tour.

WARNING. Removal of petrified wood or any natural or cultural object is strictly prohibited and punishable by federal law. Make sure all passengers are aware of park regulations and that they follow resource protection and safety guidelines. The tour guides may be held responsible for the actions of their clients.

Noncommercial Fees

Organized, noncommercial groups are charged $10/person. Excluded from the per person charge are a driver, a guide, anyone 15 years and under, and passengers who have any of the above mentioned federal passes.


Last updated: October 4, 2017

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Mailing Address:

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

Phone:

(928) 524-6228

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