About the Oregon Paleo Lands Institute
Explore Oregon’s Geologic and Natural Heritage With Us.
The Oregon Paleo Lands Institute Center is an educational, community-based non-profit in Fossil, Oregon. We strive to help North West Oregon residents and visitors of all ages explore, understand, and enjoy the world-renowned natural history of North Central Oregon. We are proficient in helping visitors schedule trips, tours and hikes throughout the region.
Working with schools, adults and community groups, Oregon Paleo Lands Institute Center aims to broaden the understanding of the Earth's history and the lessons it holds for us today.
Oregon Paleo Lands
Thursday - Sunday
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
*The center does not have A/C and will be closed on days with temperatures above 95 degrees for the safety of our volunteers, staff, and visitors. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Want to Volunteer?
The Paleo Lands Center invites you, to meet the public and school groups at our educational hub of the John Day Basin. Volunteers can serve as Board Members, Advisors, Center helpers and docents and help share exciting natural history exhibits, brochures, and books with visitors and schools.
Please Contact the Center at 541-763-4480 or firstname.lastname@example.org for details
*Please call or email if you would like to schedule your school group for a visit during the week. Thank you!
333 West Fourth Street
Post Office Box 104
Fossil, OR 97830
Phone: (541) 763-4480