Phones out of order
The JODA main line and the visitor center line are both not working properly. Click the More link to email visitor services until the phone issue is resolved. More »
Changes to Visitor Service Due to Sequestration
Due to mandatory, across-the-board budget cuts, some visitor services in this park have changed. Please check the Plan Your Visit section for more information. More »
Photos & Multimedia
We offer a variety of multimedia options to help you learn about and explore the fascinating resources of John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, even if you can't make it here for a visit.
Ever wonder what our paleontologists do on a daily basis? Well, now you can watch our live Paleo Lab Cam. This webcam lets you watch our scientists at work and check out the progress of cleaning up the latest fossil. If you'd like to see what the weather is doing at Sheep Rock, check out our Sheep Rock Cam.
We have produced a number of videos and podcasts to give you a glimpse into the work of our rangers and scientists, as well as an opportunity to simply enjoy the unique landscape and wildlife of John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.
Did You Know?
The Thomas Condon Paleontology Center has a viewing window into the fossil laboratory, where the monument's paleontologists can often be seen at work.