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    John Day Fossil Beds

    National Monument Oregon

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  • Hwy. 26 open between Prineville and Mitchell, OR - Updated Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    US26 mile posts 34.8 To 53 affected, estimated delay of 20 minutes - 2 hrs. Traffic is being piloted through area. Use caution and expect delays. Air quality in the area is poor. Click the More link for fire and road info for all three units of the park More »

Bookstore

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?

Image of a running rhino from the clarno formation

Some of the earliest rhino fossils in the world were found in the John Day beds. We call these the "running rhinos".