Painted Cove Trail (JDFBNM)

  • Close up of the Painted Hills in John Day Fossil Bed National Monument.
  • Hiking the Painted Cove Trail in John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

Hiking

Dogs Yes

0.25 (miles)

 Very Easy

Loop

Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)

Oregon

Painted Cove Trail is a very easy kid friendly day hike in John Day Fossil Beds National Monument is a wonderful and beautiful hike that the entire family will enjoy. This trail is dog friendly, but your furry friends must be kept on leash. This trail weaves through vibrantly colored rocks. A portion of this trail includes a level boardwalk. 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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