Take An Easy Out-And-Back Trail To Enter Another World At John Day Fossil Beds National Monument In Oregon

If you’re an avid hiker, Oregon is pure paradise. We’ve got it all: trails along the coast that provide endless ocean vistas, trails surrounded by lush, green forests, and trails that take you to roaring waterfalls. There’s one place in the state where the trails take you to places that look like they could be on another planet. Check out the Painted Cove Trail at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument:

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Have you hiked this short, easy trail at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument? We’d love to see your photos and hear about your adventure in the comments!

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