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The National Park Service cannot exist without the support and interest of you! Please take an active interest in your parks and let us know what they mean to you. If you have a park story, comment, or suggestion you can contact us and tell us about it.

NPS Centennial

The National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016.


John Day Fossil Beds National Monument has formed partnerships with a variety of organizations in order to help the National Park Service fulfill its mission.


Interested in volunteering? John Day Fossil Beds National Monument is always looking for qualified volunteers to assist park staff. Become a volunteer and discover just how beautiful the area is in addition the John Day region being a world-class paleontological resource.

Working for the Park

Employment opporunities with the National Park Service are made available on USAJOBS, the official job site of the United States Federal Government. To learn more about jobs with the National Park Service, please go to the National Park Service Personnel website at


Learn more about park governing principals and documents.


Park supporters and visitors are very generous with their time and funds. School groups receive supplies and materials during park programs and loaner materials thanks to donations made. Even the everyday visitor to John Day Fossil Beds receives handouts, volunteer attention, and special care thanks to donations. Thank you!

Last updated: January 3, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

32651 Highway 19
Kimberly, OR 97848


(541) 987-2333

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