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.
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
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.