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Smith Rock State Park

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Address: Highway 97, 9 mi. north, Redmond, OR
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Smith Rock has a Wild West vibe. The trails offer a full spectrum of options for beginners to advanced hikers. Located just half an hour north of Bend, it is a great option to day... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Smith Rock has a Wild West vibe. The trails offer a full spectrum of options for beginners to advanced hikers. Located just half an hour north of Bend, it is a great option to day in the Cascades. I saw eagles fishing the winding river. Bring water and get there early to avoid the afternoon heat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful place to stop for a quick look, a short hike, or a day hike. If you're a climber, I probably don't have to tell you that this is a place not to be missed. Seems to be dog friendly as I saw many along the trail. There are a lot of picnic tables if you just... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We hiked up and around the rock. High altitude, so be aware of that if you aren't used to it. Rock climbers climb one face of the rock and seem to all enjoy it, great fun to watch as well. Summers get really hot so be sure to bring water and if you have dogs, make sure they have water... More 

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Albany, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So glad I finally took the time to go to Smith Rock. Visit Bend regularly and finally went out to Smith Rock. The hike was gorgeous. Want to go back and actually climb! Short hikes for younger children or long hikes for those in good shape. Day pass to park is $5.

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Winter Park, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When visiting the Redmond, OR tourist office I was told to stop by Smith Rock even though everything is covered with snow and we would not be able to walk any trails. What a surprise when we came near the Rock, just amazing, spectacular. We must return in the summer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed 2 of the trials at Smith Rock. One "easy" and one "difficult". As a visitor to this part of the country, and one used to flat/sea level terrain, the "difficult" trail was indeed that, but enjoyed Monkey Face!

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Eagle, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here for a quick little hike along the river. It was perfect for our family. Not too difficult. But there are more difficult trails and rock climbing spots that range from beginner to expert! The rock formations were gorgeous as well.

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a short drive outside of Bend in Terrebone. It's an easy drive with easy hikes, mild hikes, hard hikes, rock climbing, picnicking and relaxing. We saw otters in the river, it's dog friendly and enough parking. We went in December and it was pretty icy so make sure to have the right gear. We didn't and we were... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to travel to Smith Rock to take in the sight and for picture taking. We had expected to visit and then go rockhounding. As it was, we were so impressed by the place that we spent a good part of the day there.There are options for taking in the scenic views from easy to difficult (not counting, of... More 

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Redmond, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great area to hike along the Crooked River and international known area for rock climbing. Miles of trails along the river and up on the butte. Great views from the top of Smith Rock, but strenuous trails to climb.

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