Fossil beds center now open 7 days

Published May 7, 2014 at 12:06AM

The Thomas Condon Paleontology Center in the Sheep Rock Unit of John Day Fossil Beds will be open seven days a week through October, including holidays. Spring hours are from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through May 22, then expanding to 9 a.m.-5 p.m. from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day.

Ranger talks will be available at the Thomas Condon Paleontology Center at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday mid-June through Labor Day. Additional special events are planned throughout the summer. Check the monument’s website at www.nps.gov/joda for schedules.