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Did you know that early cousins of elephants, camels, rhinoceroses and sabertooth tigers used to roam freely in Eastern Oregon? You can see evidence of this at the new Thomas Condon Paleontology Center Museum, located in the Sheep Rock Unit of the John Day Fossil Beds. Here, scientists actively study the area's 50 million years of plant and animal evolution through a massive collection of 40,000 fossils. And there are plenty of fun, interactive exhibits microscopes, touch tables, fossils, bones, formations and a Junior Ranger Program o keep the kids entertained. (The Museum is open daily, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free admission)

Don't forget to check out the Painted Hills Unit and the Clarno Unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.<\/p>","post_name":"thomas-condon-paleontology-center-sheep-rock-unit","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.55","lng":"-119.633","distance":"0.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/outdoors-nature\/thomas-condon-paleontology-center-sheep-rock-unit\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"3701281","post_title":"Painted Cove Trail","post_content":"

The Painted Cove Trail is about a quarter mile section of trail, which boardwalk, accessible to those in wheelchairs, and offers a close up view of the red and gold claystone hills. The trail continues beyond the boardwalk, looping back to the trailhead.<\/p>","post_name":"painted-cove-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.6537","lng":"-119.651","distance":"7.9","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/outdoors-nature\/painted-cove-trail\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"805690","post_title":"Big Bend BLM Campground","post_content":"

Campground on the North Fork John Day River, two miles northeast of Kimberly toward Monument. (No water available.)<\/p>","post_name":"big-bend-blm-campground","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.7852","lng":"-119.608","distance":"17.7","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/outdoors-nature\/big-bend-blm-campground\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"3619405","post_title":"Spray Pioneer Museum","post_content":"

The Spray Pioneer Museum was organized for the purpose of preserving the history of Spray Oregon and the surrounding community area. The Museum has displays representing life in the 1800’s, Indian artifacts, fossils, families’ histories, pictures of settlers and much more.<\/p>\r\n

The Spray Pioneer Museum is open six days a week from Memorial Weekend through Labor Day and during the other nine months, it's open a minimum of the first Saturday of each month. Upon request, the Museum is open for schools, bus tours, and other parties that wish to visit.<\/p>","post_name":"spray-pioneer-museum","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.8353","lng":"-119.794","distance":"24.7","permalink":"\/see-do\/oregon-heritage\/history-heritage\/spray-pioneer-museum\/","terms":"a Museums & Interpretive Center<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Oregon Heritage<\/a>)"}]},"success":true,"html":""}