Register here before you go to the petrified forest. The staff has useful information on the history of the area and there's a small museum on site (info in Spanish). Guides are available on a tip basis.
The reserve's information center is on the left side of the main Guayaquil–Machala highway headed towards Machala, 50km southeast of Guayaquil. Stop here to register before visiting the park.
Find the tourist information office just off the Plaza de Independencia. Offers info about the local area, plus an upstairs museum about the history of Zaruma. Staff only speak Spanish.
Informal bus stop, where buses drop off and pick up passengers, next to the gas station.
The complex on the North Panamerica Highway has bathrooms and a small snack shop.
Get local info in here, staff only speak Spanish.
Has five ATMs accepting most international cards.