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Smith Rock State Park

Highway 97, 9 Mi. North, Redmond, OR
+1 800-551-6949
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stunning views

beautiful, breathtaking, nice trails, all levels. well maintained, shortage of parking, best to... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Redmond, Oregon
Spectacular scenery

Wow! The sun came out and Smith Rock was in sharp relief as we climbed down and across the river... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
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Highway 97, 9 Mi. North, Redmond, OR
+1 800-551-6949
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

beautiful, breathtaking, nice trails, all levels. well maintained, shortage of parking, best to go early am and bring water

Thank pilamaye56
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Wow! The sun came out and Smith Rock was in sharp relief as we climbed down and across the river, and then up, up, up. Moderate difficulty, but a total pleasure to visit. You can watch some climbers going up and down the sheer faces....More

Thank smdds
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We moved to Central Oregon and one of our favorite places to visit is Smith Rock State Park! The Rock formations and the Crooked River that winds through the park are beautiful. There are plenty of trails from beginner to expert and watching the rock...More

Thank Viveca M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I've been climbing around this state park for over 23 years and it never ceases to amaze me with it's beauty. Not a rock climber I've hiked around it and my kids have grown up hiking it since they were 6-7 years old. You can...More

1  Thank Patrick5451966
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I've driven past Smith Rock on Highway 97 a million times in my life but only went there for the first time last month while I was visiting friends in Bend. For February, the weather was very mild, so it was an enjoyable little hike....More

Thank ejfisch
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

You can go to Smith Rock to walk, hike, or watch the climbers. Its natural beauty makes any type of visit special. Just one caution: summertime visitors should expect a hot experience as there is very little shade.

Thank BoiseHotelee
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Smith Rock is a fantastic destination. Hiking, biking, rock climbing, just walking..playing in the river, photography, animal watching...I'm sure I'm forgetting something! Challenges galore..caves, and rock type caves for the kids to oh and ahh over.

Thank tinaisme
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Once you walk down to the river, this is a good, level walking path for children, adults, and dogs on leash. There are also rock climbing opportunities for those who like that sort of thing.

1  Thank wallace0960
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is pretty much a FULL SUN hike in the summer months. It is a blast to see the rock climbers and the river running through at the same time. It is gorgeous and serene. You need a park pass to park there. Easy access,...More

Thank wineylisa
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Smith Rock is a really beautiful rock formation and seemed to be really popular for hiking and climbing. We didn't have time (hiking) or skills (climbing) so we decided just to take couple of photos and admire the beauty of nature.

Thank Jan R
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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.
12 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