John Day Fossil Bed Painted Hiils Unit

Spent a day at the John Day Fossil Beds painted hills unit located 9 miles NW of Mitchell and 75 miles east of Bend. The scenery is amazing here and hiking trails are wonderful. There is a great little picnic area at the visitors center that you won't want to miss. The area reminds me of the old west. This is a wonderful day trip from Portland.

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Dagi says ... on Thursday, Jul 8 at 7:35 PM

Why you posin this! Not real picture. Good painting though! :D

Anonymous says ... on Thursday, Jul 8 at 1:26 PM

I went there last summer and it was truly amazing. I've lived in Oregon my entire life and never knew it existed until last summer.

feline4 says ... on Thursday, Jul 8 at 12:17 PM

Thanks for posting the pics! We went there when I was a kid, I'd forgotten how pretty it was.

catherine says ... on Thursday, Jul 8 at 11:17 AM

Beautiful pictures. Thank you for posting them. We do live in a beautiful state, don't we? From the Oregon coastline, to the mountains and Cascade range, to the painted hills. Magnificent!

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