Painted Hills: John Day Fossil Beds National Monument IV


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In early October I spent five days in the John Day country. Early in the trip I journeyed to the Clarno Unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

After exploring the trails in the Clarno Unit, I drove to the Painted Hills Unit of the National Monument.

Painted Hills

The Overlook and Painted Cove Trails are relatively short. Here are a few photos from the easy hikes.

Painted Hills

Juniper berries (Junipers are about the only trees that grow in the area)

Painted Hills

Painted Hills

Painted Hills with Rabbit Brush in foreground

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