John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, John Day

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#26 of 146 in Nature in Oregon
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  • Consisting of 3 different units, each are worth the visit as they are very different, in formation and geology. I would say that Painted Hills are the "prettiest" unit, with its rainbow colours. Each ...  more »
  • Beautiful scenery but the best part is the interpretive center with informative displays and the opportunity to get questions answered.  more »
  • Really so much to see around John Day. Various fossil bed locations with amazing sands in multiple colors dotted across the landscape.  more »

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