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Smith Rock State Park

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Rock climbing event going on.

Recently staying at Sunriver Oregon. Decided to go to Smith Rock for a day visit they have good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
George H
Lake Tapps, United States
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Best place to hike near Bend!

Real hiking for people who love to hike. If you start off with the Misery Ridge Trail going north... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ames, Iowa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Recently staying at Sunriver Oregon. Decided to go to Smith Rock for a day visit they have good hiking trails there it's a beautiful Canyon and if you're into rock climbing apparently it's very famous. the weekend we were there they were having a rock...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had a nice time there. I wish it was set up better for RV parking. The views were awesome. Plan to have fun.

Thank KRB9354
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Real hiking for people who love to hike. If you start off with the Misery Ridge Trail going north you will get incredible views and the morning sun isn’t as hot on the incline. Then just as you get to the top and take in...More

Thank MissyBunch
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Out of the blue appear the huge rocks of Smith Rock State Park. No matter your physical state, you must visit. We did Misery Loop which is named appropriately. When doing it counter clockwise the first part is straight up. The built in stairs help...More

Thank Casey B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hiking is not for the faint of heart .. but worth the effort. climb to the top of the mountain, not easy but we are 70 and made it. Watch rock climbers go straight up the cliffs. See the world expand below your feet...More

Thank Dale M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning. Gorgeous. Exceptional. Spectacular. Lots of viewpoints. The trail requires you to be prepared and have some endurance. Misery Ridge Trail is not for sissies! It's fun to watch all the climbers. Crooked River is beautiful if you end your hike walking along it back...More

1  Thank kendra m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Smith Rock State Park is a beautiful place. Lots of trails to explore, but be careful of the snakes .....

1  Thank jubear22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jaw dropping, awe-inspiring, amazing site. Truly. A good hike too! There is an easy trail along the base of the rocks that runs along the river, but the trails going up the rocks.... boy-howdy, they are NOT for the faint of heart. Challenging hike up,...More

1  Thank JaneAustenFan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By far the best hike experience I’ve had. Did the mystery ridge trail The equivalent of 75 floors. Breathtaking views, great picnic up top. The hike back down passed through three different ecosystems. Bring lots of water if you’re going to go this hike.

1  Thank Dwayne R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Misery Ridge hike and went counter-clockwise... (I recommend this direction!) We enjoyed it a lot, it took us 2 hours 45 minutes. I was glad I had a hiking stick for the decsending. And if you are hiking it in the summer...More

1  Thank KJFromSan
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8 September 2018|
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Response from Pat K | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other 2 answers about the number of scenic view points; however, if you continue on Smith Rock road to where it makes a circle to take you back out, you can park for 15 minutes without paying the day fee... More
Surendra P
17 August 2018|
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Response from Fredrik F | Reviewed this property |
We were there again last July and took the River Trail and continued on to the Misery Ridge Trail, across the top. Do not take that trail with a small child. With your nine month old daughter I would recommend the River... More
5 June 2018|
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Response from love2travelUSA66 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't hear of any bear warnings-it's not really their kind of habitat-dry, gravely, sage. We were there June 2018 and there was a posting for cougar and rattle snakes. Our family was spread all over the park, but never... More