The park is open year round except Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Park Road Hours
Park hours are 8am to 5pm.
Visitor Centers and Museum Hours
Painted Desert Visitor Center and Rainbow Forest Museum & Visitor Center
8am to 5pm
Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark Hours
9am to 4pm
Note: Arizona does not observe Daylight Saving Time, remaining on Mountain Standard Time year-round. For example, in the summer months, during Daylight Saving Time, the time in Arizona and California is the same, with New Mexico and the Navajo Reservation one hour ahead.
Last updated: June 3, 2023