Thing to Do

Become a BARK Ranger!

Man walking three dogs in badlands with blue sky.
Taking a hike with the dogs at Jasper Forest.

NPS Photo

Bag your pet’s poop.
Always keep your pet on a leash.
Respect wildlife.
Know where you can go.

As long as you both follow the BARK Ranger rules, you can take your leashed dog, cat, or other pet everywhere you can go in the park, except for the visitor centers and giftshops (service animals are welcome). How fun to share the trail or hiking in the backcountry with your companion critter! Get your BARK ranger certificate at the visitor centers for free.
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Become a Bark Ranger
Bag your pet’s poop.
Always keep your pet on a leash.
Respect wildlife.
Know where you can go.
As long as you both follow the BARK Ranger rules, you can take your leashed dog, cat, or other pet everywhere you can go in the park, except for the visitor centers and giftshops (service animals are welcome). How fun to share the trail or hiking in the backcountry with your companion critter! Get your BARK ranger certificate at the visitor centers for free.
Bag your pet’s poop.
Always keep your pet on a leash.
Respect wildlife.
Know where you can go.

As long as you both follow the BARK Ranger rules, you can take your leashed dog, cat, or other pet everywhere you can go in the park, except for the visitor centers and giftshops (service animals are welcome). How fun to share the trail or hiking in the backcountry with your companion critter! Get your BARK ranger certificate at the visitor centers for free.
Entrance fees may apply, see Fees & Passes information.
During park hours.
Accessibility Information
Service animals are welcome everywhere in the park where the public can go.

Petrified Forest National Park

Last updated: March 20, 2021