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Smith Rock State Park

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Address: Highway 97, 9 mi. north, Redmond, OR
Phone Number: 8005516949
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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it doesn't get any better then this

just drive around, take a short walk, or walk trails for hours. this place is awesome, its great and beauty that will make you're glad not just that you came here, but that your... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

just drive around, take a short walk, or walk trails for hours. this place is awesome, its great and beauty that will make you're glad not just that you came here, but that your alive to enjoy this feast of nature.

Thank pandpCalifornia
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

While visiting the area with son, we started as tacking an easy hike around smith rock to see the views. The length of hike trail offered the opportunity to try misery trail and we did it... gorgeous views, river otters in the river, rock climbers on monkey rock and an accomplishment on my part for making the steep hike happen!!!... More 

Thank Janet M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This state park is absolutely beautiful with a wide variety of trails that range from easy to difficult. There are so many wonderful views in this park. Parking can be hard to find sometimes, so arrive early.

Thank Elizabeth R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect for the experienced climber or for an easy hike. The views are wonderful. The river and rocky spires are awe-inducing. Saw a pair of soaring bald eagles!

Thank April J
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to visit. Take in the scenery, climb or watch the climbers, hike, take photos and more. The hike at the edge of the lake was beautiful in the afternoon. It was a little windy in the parking lot, but not much wind when we got down to the lake. Check out the hiking trail difficulty before you start... More 

Thank KatWat39
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to hike the area. Beautiful and met many very nice people. Hiked all the way over the top and back down. Definitely a work out but worth it. Got very busy later in the day though so I would suggest going early in the morning for a more peaceful hike.

Thank Peggy K
Monroe, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery, easy trails, and easy access. One day f the gems of Central Oregon. If you want to stretch your legs or take some photos this is a great place to do it.

Thank Joseph B
Frankfort, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Smith Rock was such a great stop on our trip that we went twice! The rock formations change as the sun moves across the sky so it was a definite plus for this photographer. It was awesome to watch the other athletes climbing the rocks.

Thank susieo67
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were visiting our daughter in Redmond, and we all did some hiking in this park. It's like a mini-Sedona, Arizona with great trails, either along the Crooked River or up and/or around the cliffs. It's a destination for rock climbers...not our speed, but fun to watch them. Hiking the trails was enough of a workout. Just... More 

Thank Bill F
Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I did the Misery Ridge Hike in late September. We did the counter clockwise loop, so we crossed the bridge and immediately started the switchbacks. It was rough, and we're both pretty active 23 year olds! Though most of our hiking is in our home state of Virginia, and our hikes are much longer and more gradual.... More 

Thank Ellen P

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