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 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.

Fall, Winter, & Spring:

10 am - 5 pm daily*

Excluding the following holidays: Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve (full day closure), Christmas Day, New Year's Eve (full day closure,) New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Observed, and President’s Day.

*Operating hours are subject to change due to staffing shortages.

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

Sheep Rock: Cant Ranch Historic Home & Museum

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

Summer 2018 Hours: To be determined and will be based on staffing levels.

Last updated: December 2, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

32651 Highway 19
Kimberly, OR 97848


(541) 987-2333

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