Guided Backcountry Hike: Petroglyph Canyon

Petrified Forest National Park


Free. Hike is free with park entry

Dates & Times


Saturday, October 15, 2022


9:30 AM


5 hours and 30 minutes

Type of Event

Guided Tour


Hike 3.5 miles round trip to an old interpretive area featuring a foot trail constructed in the 1930s.  The trail, which is challenging, provides access to a large number of petroglyphs.  Be prepared to hike approximately 3 hours through off-trail conditions including climbing rocky conditions, average elevation gain about 200 feet, and rated easy except for the steep, rugged foot trail to the petroglyphs, which is challenging and optional. 

Hikes are free with park entrance fee.  Reservations required and limited to 10 participants per hike. Hikers will need to be prepared with adequate food, water, clothing, footwear, hat, sunscreen, and hiking poles.  Face masks may be required for entering buildings. Please, no pets or children under the age of 12 on hikes.  Inclement weather and extreme mud will cancel hikes. 

To make a reservation or for more information call 928-524-6228 x276, leave a message if no answer.  

Reservation or Registration: Yes

Contact Information

Emily Devereaux
928-524-6228 x276
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