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    John Day Fossil Beds

    National Monument Oregon

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For Kids

Image of kids having fun with stamps in the classroom.
Drawing and coloring in the classroom is fun for the whole family.
 
Image of young visitors watching a paleontologist work in the lab.
The laboratory viewing window allows visitors to watch the paleontologists at work.
 
Image of kids using a microscope in the classroom.
The classroom gives kids a chance to touch rocks and fossils, and use a computer microscope.

Did You Know?

Image of a cedar hairstreak butterfly

The wildflowers at the Painted Hills provide abundant sources of food for the monument's many butterfly species.