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    John Day Fossil Beds

    National Monument Oregon

Camping and Lodging


While there is no camping within the three units of the monument, there are many choices for nearby camping. This map (updated in 2014) includes most known available camping/RV facilities as well as towns that have lodging and other services.


There is no lodging within the monument, but the surrounding communities offer a variety of choices.

City of Condon lodging options

Grant County lodging options (Includes John Day, Dayville, Mt Vernon, Prairie City, Long Creek, Monument, Kimberly)

Jefferson County lodging options (Includes Madras)

Prineville / Crook County lodging options

Wheeler County lodging options (Includes Mitchell, Spray, Service Creek, Fossil)

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.