hikes

Topic: Smith Rock State Park

April 5, 2019

Smith Rock camping trip

For the past three years in a row, I’ve headed to Smith Rock for a camping trip in March or April to prep for early backpacking season.

April 20, 2018

Smith Rock Summit Trail

For the second year in a row, I headed to Smith Rock State Park with friends to camp and get out of the spring rain.

October 26, 2017

Summit Trail loop at Smith Rock

On the way to attend the Oregon Trails Summit in Bend, I stopped to do a solo hike at Smith Rock State Park.

April 28, 2017

Smith Rock Summit Trail

Smith Rock State Park is consistently less rainy in the spring, and after having to cancel yet another backpacking trip, I headed here again for two nights of camping and hiking.

June 12, 2015

Smith Rock State Park camping & hiking

Two night camping trip at Smith Rock State Park. Our campsite had a view of nesting bald eagles… and beautiful rock formations.

October 11, 2014

Smith Rock State Park

Smith Rock State Park, located in Central Oregon’s high desert, is a rock climber’s haven, with several thousand climbs in the park.