Dont Hurt The Dirt

Smokey Bear holds a sign that says don't hurt the dirt while standing in front of Painted Hills.
Smokey Bear says "Don't Hurt The Dirt"!



Take the pledge. Tell a friend. Tell your family. Don’t Hurt the Dirt!

The Don’t Hurt the Dirt pledge is a promise to yourself and the park. Tag #DontHurtTheDirt on social media and encourage others to do the same.

To help protect myself and the park, I pledge to:

  • Keep the hills beautiful by staying on trails.
  • Protect wildlife by keeping my pets leashed and picking up after them.
  • Maintain the natural soundscape by leaving my drone at home.
  • Preserve the knowledge of the park by only taking photos of fossils.

Thank you for taking the pledge and helping us care for John Day Fossil Beds National Monument!

Last updated: September 13, 2019

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