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 unit have restroom facilities. The visitor center is located at the Sheep Rock unit.
Sheep Rock: Thomas Condon Paleontology Center
The best place to start your visit and see fossils is the Thomas Condon Paleontology Museum, the park visitor center.
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily* excluding the following holidays: Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, Christmas Day Federal Holiday, New Year’s Day, New Year’s Day Federal Holiday, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Observed, and President’s Day.
*Operating hours are subject to change due to staffing shortage.
Sheep Rock: Cant Ranch Historic Home & Museum
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.