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    John Day Fossil Beds

    National Monument Oregon

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  • Hwy. 26 open between Prineville and Mitchell, OR - Updated Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    US26 mile posts 34.8 To 53 is now open to two way traffic with a 35 MPH speed limit. Motorists are required to use headlights in the affected area. Air quality in the area is poor. Follow link for more detailed information. More »

Bicycling Information

Image of people riding bicycles at Clarno.

Bicycling is encouraged on main vehicle roads within the monument but is not allowed on the park trails.

For mountain bike trails outside the monument check out the links below.

Malheur National Forest

Umatilla National Forest

Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests / Crooked River National Grassland

Bureau of Land Management - Oregon and Washington

Did You Know?

Image of  fossilized amynodont skulls.

The best place to see the monument's fossils is inside the Thomas Condon Paleontology Center at the Sheep Rock Unit.