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“Geological Wonder with Brave Rock Climbers” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Smith Rock State Park

Smith Rock State Park
Ranked #1 of 25 things to do in Redmond
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Santa Rosa, California
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Geological Wonder with Brave Rock Climbers”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013

According to the Visitor Center, people have been climbing the steep cliffs of Smith Rock since 1935. It appears that much of modern rock climbing technology has been developed at Smith Rock, and people come from all over the world to scale the various cliffs. We were fascinated to see the climbers. The visitor center also has a great video about Bald Eagles that shows the weekly progression of the chicks after hatching.

Visited September 2013
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Muskego, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great. Views and lots of hiking, check out the monkey face rock”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2013

This is a great park to hike at so many trails and climbing and just a great park to be at. Bathroom facilities are available and bring your water bottles there is even palace to keep filling up your supply. Great picnic area and just the quiet and relaxing area to be at. No stress and plenty of bird watching also. Will come back someday to this area.

Visited September 2013
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Salem, OR
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66 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A Beautiful Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

My husband and I spent a little time there this last weekend. We walked along the river but didn't have much time so we didn't get to go as far as we would've liked. We're looking forward to returning next year. It's just beautiful there!

Visited September 2013
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Madras, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Smith Rock State Park ROCKS!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

If you are a hiker, climber, walker or bird watcher you will love this place. There are trails for everyone & it captures the essence of Central Oregon. Bald Eagles are something that I have seen many times. There are some wicked, tough hiking trails or the kind you can just stroll along. The views from the top areas are amazing & in every direction. You can also ride bikes or horses. I can't believe I lived here for 5 years before exploring this place! Rock climbers are everywhere, they have known about this place for a very long time & they come from all over the world to climb here.

Visited March 2013
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Grants Pass
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“Another one of Gods fantastic creations.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

Truly amazing. A must see while in the Bend area. Why leace the state of Oregon when we have so many great places right here in our back yard.

Visited September 2013
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