The Oregon Paleo Lands Institute
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The Oregon Paleo Lands Center & Gallery will help you discover Oregon's past and explore its present landscapes. With the John Day Basin as our "home base," we provide information on trips, classes and adventures throughout the region. You can fine-tune your skills in photography and art, collect fossils or take a cycling trip and learn about our vast ecosystem.
Visitor's Center and informational hub for the John Day Basin region. Amenities include outside kiosk if you need specific information after hours or on days building is closed. Small bookstore, long term parking, Wi Fi, Electronic Charging Station and more.
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