We are the stewards of your park and we are charged with protecting its priceless resources and ensuring they remain unimpaired for future generations. The following are links to management and planning documents that guide John Day Fossil Beds National Monument staff on how to properly manage your park.

Laws & Policies

Find links to current regulations for John Day Fossil Beds on the Laws & Policies page, as well as information on the laws and policies that govern the whole National Park Service.
  • Superintendent's Compendium
    A compendium is a written compilation of designations, closures, permit requirements and other restrictions imposed under discretionary authority found in the Code of Federal Regulations. The Superintendent's Compendium pertain only to John Day Fossil Beds and has been updated as of January 2017.
  • 36 Code of Federal Regulations
    These are regulations that pertain to all parks and monuments.
Foundation Document Overview cover page for John Day Fossil Beds

Management Documents

Visitor & Social Science Studies


Last updated: June 1, 2017

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32651 Highway 19
Kimberly, OR 97848


(541) 987-2333

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