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Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

National Park Service

Overview

Best known for globally significant Late Triassic fossils, the park attracts geologists, paleontologists, archeologists, historians, and biologists, just to name a few. The park is also haven for those searching for scenic vistas, wilderness, hiking, dark skies, and beautiful, vast landscapes. Discover your own passion at Petrified Forest!

Recreational Activities:

  • AUTO TOURING
  • BIKING
  • HIKING
  • HORSEBACK RIDING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING

Address:

Superintendent, Petrified Forest National Park
PO Box 2217
Petrified Forest,AZ,86028
Phone: (928) 524 6228
Email: PEFO_Superintendent@nps.gov

Directions:

Coming from the west, take Highway 180 from Holbrook to the South entrance of the park; follow the road through the park and exit on Interstate 40 through the North entrance of the park.

From the east, take exit #311 off Interstate 40 and follow the road through the North entrance, continue south to Highway U.S. 180. Make a right and return to I-40 at Holbrook.

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