The Mystical Place In Oregon Where Dinosaurs Once Roamed

Oregon is a magical place with deep roots . . . quite literally. Our old-growth forests harken back hundreds and hundreds of years, and our volcanoes and rock formations even further. Oregon has even more connections to prehistoric times. Near Mitchell, you’ll find a mystical place in Oregon where dinosaurs once roamed. This area is known as a hotbed for fossils, and recent discoveries have unearthed some truly remarkable paleontological findings, too.

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So the next time you’re wandering around the Beaver State, know you’re walking along the very place in Oregon where dinosaurs once floated and swam.

And the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument isn’t *just* a paleontological treasure trove; it’s also one of the most spectacular parks in Oregon!

Address: Mitchell, OR 97750, USA