Painted Desert Inn: Construction – Petrified Forest National Park AZ

Painted Desert Inn - Petrified Forest National Monument AZ

The delightful Painted Desert Inn was created by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), working under the National Park Service (NPS), with a grant from the Public Works Administration (PWA).  They completely rebuilt a private inn called the Stone Tree House,… read more

Painted Desert Inn: Interior Decorations – Petrified Forest National Park AZ

Main room, Painted Desert Inn - Petrified Forest National Monument AZ

The delightful Painted Desert Inn was created by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), working under the National Park Service (NPS), with a grant from the Public Works Administration (PWA), from 1936 to 1940. The design of the Desert Inn by… read more