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0.25 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty

Very Easy

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Red Scar Trail

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Activities & Features


Red Scar Trail is a very easy kid friendly day hike in John Day Fossil Beds National Monument that gives hikers an up close look at the Painted Hills. This trail is dog friendly, but your furry friends must be kept on leash. The monument says this trail " is mostly level and ends at a knoll made of bright yellow and red clay. This trail is also known as the ‘Red Hill’ trail." This hike is located in the monument Painted Hills Unit. There is camping available in John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

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

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