The John Day Basin is full of great places to pitch your tent or park your trailer. Click here for more information about site locations and pricing for our local, state and federal camping site.
Click here to learn about the many accommodations the John day Basin has to offer. From the historic Condon Hotel to beautiful bed and breakfast locations throughout the region, let us help you find a place to stay while you travel through the region.
Recently, there was an electric vehicle charging station added to Fossil, Oregon. It is located on the corner of Broadway and Main.
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