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From List of National Natural Landmarks, these are the National Natural Landmarks in the U.S. state of Oregon.

Name Image Date Location County Ownership Description
1 Crown Point Crown Point 1971 45°32′22″N 122°14′39″W / 45.5395°N 122.24422°W / 45.5395; -122.24422 (Crown Point) Multnomah state park Promontory in Columbia Gorge
2 Fort Rock State Monument Fort Rock 1976 43°22′19″N 121°04′26″W / 43.372°N 121.074°W / 43.372; -121.074 (Fort Rock) Lake state park Volcanic tuff ring
3 Horse Ridge Natural Area 1967 43°55′26″N 121°02′20″W / 43.924°N 121.039°W / 43.924; -121.039 (Horse Ridge) Deschutes federal Western juniper woodland on Bureau of Land Management property.
4 John Day Fossil Beds Sheep Rock near sunset.jpg 1966 Grant federal Contains a remarkable sequence of very diverse fossils.
5 The Island Cove Palisades SP Oregon 2002.03.31.jpg 2011 44°33′31″N 121°16′38″W / 44.558489°N 121.277143°W / 44.558489; -121.277143 (The Island) Jefferson federal Native juniper savanna on an isolated plateau at the confluence of the Deschutes and Crooked Rivers. Part of Ochoco National Forest.
6 Lawrence Memorial Grassland Preserve 1984 Oregon private An excellent illustration of "biscuit and scabland" topography.
7 Newberry Crater Newberry Caldera 1976 43°41′21″N 121°15′18″W / 43.689194°N 121.254889°W / 43.689194; -121.254889 (Newberry Volcano) Deschutes federal Atypical shield volcano in Deschutes National Forest.
8 Mount Howard-East Peak North side of Mount Howard 2016 Wallowa federal Contains botanically diverse montane grassland habitats and populations of endemic and rare plant species.
9 Round Top Butte 2011 Jackson federal Exceptional native bunchgrass habitat. Located on Bureau of Land Management land.
10 Willamette Floodplain Grassland of the Willamette Floodplain 1987 44°21′50″N 123°13′48″W / 44.364°N 123.23°W / 44.364; -123.23 (Willamette Floodplain) Benton, Lane, Linn, Marion, Polk federal A bottomland interior valley grassland floodplain. Part of William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge.
11 Zumwalt Prairie Zumwalt prairie 2007.jpg 2013 Wallowa private Largest contiguous remaining tract of bunchgrass prairie in the nation.
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