Things to Do in Bend, OR - Smith Rock State Park: Climbing, Cliffs & Trails

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Things to Do in Bend, OR - Smith Rock State Park: Climbing, Cliffs & Trails

Riddled with steep cliffs of volcanic tuff and basalt rock, Smith Rock State Park is one of the top rock climbing destinations in the United States. Situated about 26 miles north of Bend, this impressive American state park features a stunning collection of rock formations and geological wonders. Far below the sheer and rocky cliffs, the Crooked River winds through the landscape - a popular playground for river otters and beavers. Hike or bike the 7.65-mile Summit Trail Loop to explore the river, and then head up, up, up to a 1,000-ft. vantage point. But to truly experience Smith Rock State Park, sign up for a rock climbing adventure. No experience is necessary when you hire a guided tour; options include traditional rock climbing, sport climbing, multi-pitch climbing, and bouldering. If you visit Smith Rock State Park, be aware that the environment is fragile, so please stay on the marked trails.

The park is located just north of Bend, up Highway 97. Are you planning an outdoor adventure to this scenic region? Stay with us, and enjoy all the best things to do in Bend, OR. Relax in a comfortable room or suite, and treat yourself to modern luxuries like free Wi-Fi and free breakfast. Would you like to know more? Please contact us to make your booking today.

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