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Smith Rock State Park

  COVID-19 Alert 07/06/20
Park is open for day-use only. All trails and climbing areas are open. Camping closed.

2 additional notices for this park, click here to view.
Major Features & Activities:
  • Camping
  • Hiking Trails
  • Picnicking (ADA)
  • Exhibit Information (ADA)
  • Viewpoint (ADA)
  • Wildlife (ADA)
  • Day-Use Fee
  • Fishing
  • Restrooms Flush (ADA)
  • Hot Shower (ADA)
  • Open Year Round


Smith Rock is open with reduced services. 

  • The Bivouac Camp is closed.
  • Drinking Fountains are turned off. Please bring enough water for your visit.
  • Reduced garbage service. Please pack out trash.
  • Be prepared to turn around if crowded. Do not travel far to visit.
  • Facilities may close without notice.

If you enjoy scenic views of deep river canyons or rock climbing, Smith Rock State Park is the place for you. There are several thousand climbs in the park. More than a thousand are bolted routes. We also offer miles of hiking and mountain biking trails. Along your trip through the canyon, you might see golden eagles, prairie falcons, mule deer, river otter and beaver.

Due to the uniqueness and fragile aspect of the park, park rangers enforce the animal leash law and strongly encourage all park users to stay on trails.

Camping info

  • Walk-in bivouac area for tents (No reservations) CLOSED
  • RV camping, sleeping in vehicles and open fires are not allowed