Located a couple hours from Bend, Oregon, the painted hills is a weird place. Its not a large attraction, in the sense that it wont take you long to see it. There are a couple places to park and walk around, but the trails are all generally very short. Still, if you feel up for the drive, its a unique place to check out. The hills are an effect of erosion, from when the area was a river flood plain.
The first sight of the hills on the road in
Some close up views of the many layers of sediment
There are plenty of benches to take a break along the trails
The farthest trail is a very cool short path, with some good close up viewing opportunity. It is however… very short.
Thats about it for the painted hills! I hope this encourages you to go there, thanks for reading!
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