Painted Hills, seven great hikes around one of 7 Wonders of Oregon
Here are seven wonderful hikes at the Painted Hills Unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in the John Day River Country of east-central Oregon's Wheeler and Grant counties, plus a foray into Baker County at the south end of the Elkhorn Mountains.
Oregon fire crews fight over 825 square miles of wildfire
Smoke from the Bear Butte 2 fire, burning in the Sunflower Complex about 10 miles north of Monument, Ore.
John Day Fossil Beds brings to life age of mammals from 40 million years ago
You may find something new on your next visit to visit the Painted Hills Unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument , between Prineville and Mitchell in west-central Oregon.
Medford Mail Tribune
The scenic wonders of John Day River country
This May 12, 2006 photo shows Sutton Mountain, eastern backdrop of the Painted Hills Unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in John Day, Ore.