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Smith Rock State Park

Highway 97, 9 Mi. North, Redmond, OR
+1 800-551-6949
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Ancient Geological Oasis

Spiritually alive, Smith Rock State Park is an ancient Central Oregon High Desert geological oasis... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lorna H
world famous smith rock

smith rock sets in one of oregon's most gorgeous settings.. the rock walls rise straight up from... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Highway 97, 9 Mi. North, Redmond, OR
+1 800-551-6949
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Reviewed yesterday

Spiritually alive, Smith Rock State Park is an ancient Central Oregon High Desert geological oasis of spectacular natural beauty. Borne of volcanic activity some 30 million years ago as part of the Crooked River caldera volcanic depression, today it lures hikers, rock climbers (who can...More

Thank Lorna H
Reviewed 2 days ago

smith rock sets in one of oregon's most gorgeous settings.. the rock walls rise straight up from the crooked river canyon.. there are many trails traversing the rock but just the name" misery trail" tells you how steep they are.. rock climbers from around the...More

Thank victoria m
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Smith Rock has views that can be enjoyed by everyone. The hikes are fun but a little challenging. Bring a camera and picnic lunch!

Thank mcsoundmgmt
Reviewed 2 days ago

We love to go to Smith Rock, and we always bring our out of town friends to see it. We love to hike there, and are always amazed by the natural beauty of the park.

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 6 days ago

The 6+ mile loop hiking up Misery Ridge goes very steep at the beginning. A walking stick, or two, is very helpful on this climb. Good hiking shoes are essential. The trail is well marked, maintained and traveled. We went on a Saturday and had...More

Thank kemi991
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a blast. The scenery is breathtaking, especially considering how close this is to Redmond. We spent the whole day on the trails which were very well maintained and marked.

Thank aform5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful experience. We visited on a very cold January day and there were lots of folks hiking the trails. I will want to return to explore for a longer time when the weather is warmer. The trails near the top are wide and...More

Thank Beth W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have always wanted to explore this. We finally made it. It was somewhat a challenge to find a parking spot. A very busy place. The folks inside of the visitors center were very friendly as well as helpful. We chose to...More

Thank morodmt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many people come here to climb the vertical (or worse) rock walls, but there's plenty of opportunity to hike the many trails in the area. It was in the 20's but warmer as the sun rose and reflected the light at us. Plus the steep...More

Thank yehudah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smith Rock was our highlight hike during our visit to Redmond. It's a pretty steep walk down to the river and many easy-difficult trails to explore this huge rock face that was formed million's of years ago from volcanic ash. The hardcore rock climbers can...More

Thank Kerry437
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Brian J
22 August 2017|
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Response from Susan F | Reviewed this property |
Have you looked at Zazzle?
Dana H
30 January 2017|
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Response from Tom G | Reviewed this property |
Record cold and snow fall this winter! My bet is there will be some snow.
13 December 2016|
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Response from pandpCalifornia | Reviewed this property |
There's only one car entrance and it's a short loop around so you can see most of what there is from the car before you decide to park