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The Visitor Center at the Sheep Rock Unit is located between the towns of Dayville and Kimberly. It is on Highway 19 two miles north of the junction with Highway 26.
The Painted Hills Unit is located 9 miles northwest of of the town of Mitchell. Then entrance is 6 miles north from Highway 26 on Burnt Ranch Road. There is no visitor center at this unit.
The Clarno Unit is located on Highway 218 twenty miles west of the town of Fossil. There is no visitor center at this unit.
Campgrounds near the monument. There is no camping allowed within the monument units but there are many options available nearby.
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.