Celebrate Petrified Forest National Park’s 105th Anniversary! Activities at Petrified Forest include:

Cultural Demonstrators will be at the Painted Desert Inn National Landmark between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm, sharing their skills and knowledge as well as a chance to purchase unique hand-made gifts for the holidays.

Anniversary and Holiday Open House at the Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm-enjoy hot drinks, cookies and treats, and holiday cheer.

Painted Desert Inn Tour: 12 pm-Meet the ranger at the Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark. Explore this intriguing historic building with a ranger and discover its fascinating past.

Triassic Park Program: 10 am and 2 pm-How did living trees turn to stone? Discover Triassic treasures with a ranger, which may include a talk in the sunroom and/or an easy walk (with a few short stairs) along the Giant Logs Trail. Meet in the Rainbow Forest Museum sunroom.

Puerco Pueblo Tour: 10 am and 2 pm-Take a journey into the past and discover the ancestral Puebloan people of Petrified Forest. Meet the ranger at the Puerco Pueblo trailhead.

For more information call (928) 524-6228, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.

Source: NPS