Visitor Information Phone Line Experiencing Intermittent Outages
The visitor center phone line is not working reliably for some callers. If you are unable to get through to the staff during business hours, click the More link to email visitor services and a ranger will contact you as soon as possible 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 »
Our nonprofit partner, Discover Your Northwest, operates a bookstore at the Thomas Condon Paleontology Center. Some items from the John Day Fossil Beds store are also available on their website.
Did You Know?
The Painted Hills at the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument are made of heavily eroded volcanic ash layers.