Painted Hills Trip Ideas

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Journey to the Painted Hills

written by Michelle Fahlgren on May 14th, 2014

I love the high desert area. Not just because of the juniper-scented warm air, but because it is a great home base for…

Oregon Story

Accessible Trails

written by Eileen Garvin on March 12th, 2014

Oregon’s natural beauty is here for everyone. Our rushing waterfalls, verdant hiking trails and scenic viewpoints…

, Oregon Story

7 Wonders of Oregon: Painted Hills

written by Emily Forsha on February 23rd, 2014

When you travel to the Painted Hills, you can see millions of years of history revealed in the layers of mountains of…

, Oregon Story

Road Trip: John Day Fossil Beds Country

written by Eileen Garvin on May 30th, 2013

The first time I saw the Painted Hills in Eastern Oregon, I was in a hurry. My group had stopped at the Thomas Condon…

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Journey Through Time Scenic Byway

  • Distance: 286 M / 460 Km
  • Minimum Driving Time: 8-10 Hours
  • Best Time to Drive: Year Round

Uncommonly rich in history, the Byway reveals tales of pioneers, towns boomed and busted and creatures that wandered…

, Scenic Byway

John Day Fossil Beds

written by Grant McOmie on September 9th, 2010

This week I took a colorful hike through time through one of Oregon’s most spectacular landscapes – the…

Grant’s Getaway

The Open Road

written by Robbie McClaran on August 1st, 2010

I’m 300 miles southeast of my home in Portland and I’m spending the next three days exploring Oregon’…

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