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Take a bunch of crayons, hand them to some mischievous god, and tell him to go to town on that ancient Oregon river bed. Once the god has done his bit, hand the keys to the National Park Service, as part of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, and be on your way. You would have done the rest of us a great service - fascinating us with a completely alien landscape.

This was the final stop in my northwest trip - the earlier ones being Crater Lake and Redwood National Parks - and without doubt the most photogenic. Earlier in the day I had driven all the way up from Grant's Pass, having already spent sunrise at Crater Lake National Park, so I was looking to relax and take my time at the Painted Hills. In the end I spent a good 7.5hrs there, from noon till dusk.

Painted Hills: Painted Cove Trail

Painted Hills: Greys

Painted Hills: Streakers

Painted Hills: Drapes

Painted Hills: Not of this earth

Painted Hills: Folds

Painted Hills: Fanned out

Painted Hills: Tufted hill

Painted Hills: A riot of colors

Painted Hills: Golden

Painted Hills: A symphony of curves


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Those are fascinating landscape shots. Thanks for posting them.

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Absolutely gorgeous pictures! This looks like a fantastic trip, almost unreal with those colors. Thanks for posting!
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Wow!  The diversity of landscapes in this country never ceases to amaze me.

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Pretty cool pics. It looks like some one airbrushed the red colors on the rocks. It's truly amazing  and beautiful what nature can do.
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Thanks guys. Of course the place is so stunning that taking nice photos there is easy for anyone.

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