Usually you can drive through the park to connect I-40 with Hwy 180. There is a Federal Highways Administration Road and Bridge Rehabilitation Project right now that creates a closure at the middle of the park road. Estimated Project Time: January 2nd through May 9th, 2020. For more information on this project and subsequent road closures please visit https://www.nps.gov/pefo/planyourvisit/road-closures.htm
AUTO TOURING, BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, HORSE CAMPING
Did you know that Petrified Forest is more spectacular than ever? While the park has all the wonders known for a century, there are many new adventures and discoveries to share. There are backcountry hikes into areas never open before such as Red Basin and little known areas like the Martha’s Butte. There are new exhibits that bring the stories to life. Come rediscover Petrified Forest!