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John Day Fossil Beds: general information

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John Day Fossil Beds

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Colorful rock formations at John Day Fossil Beds preserve a world class record of plant and animal evolution, changing climate, and past ecosystems that span over 40 million years. Exhibits and a working lab at the Thomas Condon Paleontology Center (Sheep Rock unit) as well as scenic drives and hikes at all three units (Sheep Rock Unit, Clarno Unit and Painted Hills Unit) allow visitors to explore the prehistoric past of Oregon and see science in action.
Sheep Rock unit features the park Visitor...
Colorful rock formations at John Day Fossil Beds preserve a world class record of plant and animal evolution, changing climate, and past ecosystems that span over 40 million years. Exhibits and a working lab at the Thomas Condon Paleontology Center (Sheep Rock unit) as well as scenic drives and hikes at all three units (Sheep Rock Unit, Clarno Unit and Painted Hills Unit) allow visitors to explore the prehistoric past of Oregon and see science in action.
Sheep Rock unit features the park Visitor Center and Headquarters.
This is the official Park Map by the National Park Service.
Colorful rock formations at John Day Fossil Beds preserve a world class record of plant and animal evolution, changing climate, and past ecosystems that span over 40 million years. Exhibits and a working lab at the Thomas Condon Paleontology Center (Sheep Rock unit) as well as scenic drives and hikes at all three units (Sheep Rock Unit, Clarno Unit and Painted Hills Unit) allow visitors to explore the prehistoric past of Oregon and see science in action.
Sheep Rock unit features the park Visitor...

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