John Day Fossil Beds Leaf Hill Trail

  • Stunning Painted Hills Unit of John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.
  • Painted Hills in John Day Fossil Bed National Monument.

Hiking

Dogs Yes

0.25 (miles)

 Very Easy

Out & Back

Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)

Oregon

Leaf Hill Trail is a very easy kid friendly day hike in John Day Fossil Beds National Monument that is sure to please the whole family. This trail is dog friendly, but your furry friends must be kept on leash. The monument says "the Leaf Hill area has been the site of extensive paleontological research. No fossils can be seen today along the trail, but an interpretive exhibit shows examples of a few leaves that have been found there." This hike is located in the monument Painted Hills Unit. There is camping available in John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

Red Tape

Camping Fees
Contact: John Day Fossil Bed National Monument 32651 Highway 19 Kimberly, OR 97848

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