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September 01, 2017
Star Program and Hours of Operation Change at John Day Fossil Beds
September is Saturn's month to shine! Attend the star program on September 16, 2017 at 6:30 pm at the Thomas Condon Paleontology Center. Beginning Sept. 18, 2017, the Center will be open daily 10 am - 5 pm.

August 27, 2017
Thousands Flock to John Day Fossil Beds National Monument to View the Solar Eclipse
Visitation drastically increased as many people arrived to view the solar eclipse at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

May 17, 2017
Visitor Services Expanded for Summer 2017
Enjoy ranger walks and talks this summer at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument!

April 20, 2017
Tourism to John Day Fossil Beds NM Creates Economic Benefits
A new National Park Service report shows that 210,111 visitors to John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in 2016 spent $9,995,400 in communities near the park. That spending supported 153 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $11,801,900.

April 17, 2017
Wildflower Photography Hike Offered on May 13th
Register today for the guided wildflower photography hike on May 13th from 8 am – 10 am. Space is limited.

April 11, 2017
John Day Fossil Beds Recruiting a Teacher-Ranger-Teacher
Calling all Teachers! Apply today to become a Teacher-Ranger-Teacher this summer at John Day Fossil Beds!

March 20, 2017
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument Recruiting YCC for 2017
Attention Youth ages 15 - 18, apply to be a member of John Day Fossil Beds National Monument 8-week long Youth Conservation Corps! You may pick up an application from Grant Union High School office, Dayville School office, Monument School office, Grant County Library, National Park Service at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, 32651 Hwy 19, 8 miles northwest of Dayville on Hwy. 19 headed towards Kimberly.

January 31, 2017
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument Revises Superintendent's Compendium
The John Day Fossil Beds Superintendent’s compendium is available on the park’s website at www.nps.gov/joda/parkmgmt/lawsandpolicies.htm.

December 26, 2016
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument Celebrates NPS Centennial Accomplishments
John Day Fossil Beds is celebrating the significant accomplishments of its centennial celebration and engagement with the Find Your Park / Encuentra Tu Parque initiative!

October 14, 2016
Winter Visitor Services Hours Begin November 2016
The Thomas Condon Paleontology Center in the Sheep Rock Unit of John Day Fossil Beds will be open 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. seven days per week throughout the winter, excluding winter holidays.

Last updated: January 20, 2017

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