The Painted Hills

John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Oregon

By RON LIZZI - GoOutsideBook.com

 

 

Here are eight photos from the Painted Hills Unit of Oregon's John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

 

The monument consists of three separate units, and this unit is generally considered to be the most photogenic, with its colorful badlands.

Red Scar Knoll - John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Oregon

Red Scar Knoll

 

Painted Cove - John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Oregon

Painted Cove

 

Painted Hills - John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Oregon

Painted Hills viewed from the park road

 

Painted Hills - John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Oregon

Painted Hills viewed from the park road

 

Painted Hills - John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Oregon

Painted Hills viewed from the park road

 

Painted Hills - John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Oregon

Painted Hills viewed from the park road

 

Painted Hills - John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Oregon

Painted Hills viewed from the park road

 

Painted Hills - John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Oregon

Painted Hills viewed from the Painted Hills Overlook Trail

 

 

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