This Underrated National Monument Just Might Be The Most Beautiful Place In Oregon

Oregon is full of jaw-dropping places to explore, from snowy peaks and old-growth forests to majestic deserts and rugged coastlines. One of the Beaver State’s most unique and stunning landscapes is located at the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in central Oregon. This amazing national monument features incredible geological formations, ancient fossils, and the monument’s crown jewel: the Painted Hills.

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Have you been to this amazing place? What did you think?