Fossil Digging at Wheeler County High School Fossil Beds.
Mountain bikes tackle Black Butte Road—one of many Wheeler County back road cycle routes.
The Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs
Groundbreaking for the Oregon Paleo Lands Center with United States Senator Ron Wyden.
Day hiking in the John Day River Basin
Day hikes throughout the John Day River Basin.
We are currently closed for the season.
Stay tuned for opening date!
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 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