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Visiting the Painted Hills Unit in the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument ?>

Visiting the Painted Hills Unit in the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

Set against the rollicking hills of rural Eastern Oregon are fossil remnants of an ancient ecosystem. Hidden within striking rock faces of angular and crumbling sediment, the Painted Hills Unit in the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument are a must-see for out-of-towners and Oregonians alike. With adventure on the agenda, my husband and I set out for Mitchell, Oregon, excited to witness the incredible beauty of the Painted Hills. What to Do: Painted Hills Unit Scenic viewpoints and trails…

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