It always excites people when they see something unusual, nature shows its beauty in many ways which sometimes looks like magic, mystery, or a wonder. Have you heard of a place where the mountains have their own amusing and mesmerizing shades? If no, then this can be like ice on a cake for the people who already love mountains and hilly areas, known as painted hills.
The Painted Hills Unit is placed about 9 miles northwest of the town of Mitchell, they are a geologic location in Wheeler County, Oregon that is one of the three units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument along with Sheep Rock and Clarno. Its total covers 3,132 acres.
Painted Hills is quoted after the bright and colorful layers of its cliffs conforming to numerous geological periods, The Hills’ pigments arise from 35 million years ago, erected when the area was a historical river floodplain.
The painted hills attract because the grey shade is mudstone, siltstone, and shale. An amount of abundance resided
Early age rhinos, camels, and horses in the Painted Hills unit create the area particularly vital to vertebrate paleontologists.
If you are a true explorer, nature lover, and loves to see such exotic things then you must visit there, to reach the painted hills
You will have to drive through Shaniko, Oregon’s best-conserved fantasy town, and decor affected by dry agricultural soils, arid cliffs, and valleys. From Bend, head northeast toward Prineville, where you take a right turn onto Highway 26 to Mitchell. It will be a 2-hour road journey from Bend to the Painted Hills.
Plan your trip in September, it is a wonderful time to visit the Painted Hills, since the days will yet be bright but cooler and further pleased for taking the joy by seeing the sites.