Painted Hills Trip Ideas

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Exploring Oregon’s Wonders: Painted Hills, Sheep Rock and Blue Basin

written by Lisa Holmes on June 1st, 2015

In spite of my intrepid drive to experience the diverse and incredible landscapes of the Pacific Northwest, the Painted…

Oregon Story
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Spring Biking in Eastern Oregon

written by Eileen Garvin on March 11th, 2015

Wide-open spaces, quiet back roads and green wheat fields might sound appealing if you happen to be a road cyclistor…

, Oregon Story
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Last-Minute Spring Break Trips

written by Eileen Garvin on February 27th, 2015

You made 25 valentines for your son’s class and cut out shamrocks for your daughter’s St. Patrick’s Day Party. It…

Oregon Story
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7 Wonders of Oregon: Painted Hills

written by Emily Forsha on February 24th, 2015

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

, Oregon Story
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Tasty Road Trip: the Wallowas and Painted Hills

written by Tally Gunstone on February 10th, 2015

Driving from Portland to Enterprise may have have taken all day, but proved to be worthwhile when we woke up at Barking…

, Oregon Story
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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
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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
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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…

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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…

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