Smith Rock State Park

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Smith Rock State Park


Location:Off US 97, 9 miles northeast of Redmond.
Facilities:Walk-in bivouac camp, picnic area, hiking trails, interpretive exhibits, restrooms (é).
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Recognized as having some of the most colorful and spectacular geological formations in Oregon, park is an international mecca for rock climbers. The park and surrounding federal land offer thousands of climbs, including more than than a thousand bolted routes, some of which are rated among the most difficult in the world.
Address:9241 NE Crooked River Dr
Terrebonne, OR 97760

Phone:541-548-7501
Web: www.oregonstateparks.org/park_51.php
Size: 651 acres.

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A visit to Smith Rock State Park, with its deep river canyons etched through the desert plateau, also threw up prime rockclimbing opportunities.
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Groups will visit Bend's underground, go hiking at Smith Rock State Park, raft, and tour Bend's galleries, shops and restaurants.
Meanwhile, Smith Rock, one of the top rock climbing spots in the world, is just a 15-minute drive up Highway 97, north of Redmond, Ore.
All he wanted back in 1987 was to make enough money to feed himself and later his family while continuing to develop newer and better climbing routes at Central Oregon's famed Smith Rock. Work blended with recreation.
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At Smith Rock State Park, along the Crooked River about 25 miles northeast of Bend, you can watch some of the world's top climbers take on Monkey Face or Just Do It.
Employees at Metolius sample their goods at Smith Rock State Park and Seaswirl employees take their boats for a spin on nearby Lake Billy Chinook.
A climber who fell 15 feet at a remote part of Smith Rock State Park in Central Oregon has been hoisted out and taken to a hospital.