In normal years, special programs will be offered throughout the year! However, guided programs are on hold this year. Events will be placed on the searchable Calendar, as well as our social media pages (scroll down on any page to the links on the lower right).
Keep an eye out for roving rangers and volunteers in popular areas like Puerco Pueblo, Crystal Forest, and Giant Logs for on-the-spot information.
Ongoing Program Schedule
All are welcome and all programs are included with normal park admission unless otherwise indicated. Need further information? Contact (928) 524-6228
Thursday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Paleontology Lab Demonstrations
Inquire at the Painted Desert Visitor Center
Join a fossil preparator as they work on fossil specimens discovered in the park.
Petrified Forest Field Institute
Petrified Forest Field Institute is proud to offer guided tours and field classes exploring fun and compelling subjects lead by world class guides and experts. https://www.petrifiedforestfieldinstitute.org/
In the Artist-in-Residence Program selected artists spend time living and working in the park, sharing their experiences with visitors.
Last updated: July 12, 2020