Painted Desert Visitor Center

Petrified Forest National Park, Near Petrified Forest Natl Pk, Arizona

Painted Desert Visitor Center does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


Painted Desert Visitor Center is located at exit #311 off of I-40. The center provides information, brochures, book sales, exhibits, and restrooms. A gift shop and convenience store are adjacent to the visitor center. It is part of the Painted Desert Community Complex which is on the National Register of Historic Places. This is the only place you can obtain a permit for Devil's Playground.

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