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List of National Parks within the Columbia Plateau

This is an abbreviated list of parks within the Columbia Plateau Province that showcase geology. The individual park name is a link to the park's National Park Service page. Pages listed beneath are links to web sites featuring pertinant USGS geologic investigations, geology tours, or publications. To return to the Columbia Plateau Province Geology, click here. To return to the clickable map of Geologic Provinces, click here.

John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument - NPS photo

Craters Of The Moon National Monument and Preserve

Geologic framework of Craters of the Moon, Idaho

Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument

John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

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