Operating Hours & Seasons

The outdoor areas, trails, and overlooks at all three units: Sheep Rock, Painted Hills, and Clarno units, are open year-round during daylight hours. From spring into fall, drinking water is available at all the picnic areas and all of the park units have restroom facilities.

The only visitor center at the park is located in the Sheep Rock unit.

Sheep Rock

Thomas Condon Paleontology Visitor Center: the best place for fossils

Summer: Memorial Day through Labor Day
Hours: 9 am - 5 pm daily

Spring & Fall: March - May & September - October
Hours: 10 am - 5 pm daily

Winter: November - February
Hours: 10 am - 5 pm, Open Tuesdays - Saturdays
Closed Sundays and Mondays
Closed on Federal Holidays: Veterans Day to Presidents Day, including Thanksgiving

Sheep Rock

Cant Ranch Historic Home & Museum

Summer 2019 Hours: To be determined and will be based on staffing levels. Typically it is open on weekends.

Fall, Winter, & Spring: Closed
Due to staffing shortage, the Cant Ranch Historic Home and Museum is closed. The outdoor areas, trails, and overlooks are open during daylight hours.

Last updated: October 30, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

32651 Highway 19
Kimberly, OR 97848


(541) 987-2333

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