Park Tour, Travel

Explore a New Park #23: Smith Rock Park | #hiking

Introduction

How to get there?

Driving from Portland to Smith Rock Park is about 3 hours depending on traffic in Portland area.

Parking?

$5 for day use. $30 for a year and $50 for 2 years.

Food, Drink, and Bathrooms?

We need to bring outside food and drink. The park recommends to bring extra water.

Toilets are available at the parking area and a couple of spots inside the park.

Flowers and Animals?

How was the hike?

Rock-climbers against the rock wall !!!

Monkey Face Rock. Three people were climbing up.

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Exercise, Travel

Explore a New Park #12: Smith Rock State Park, Terrebonne, Oregon

Park Features:

Park Highlight Picture:

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Story:

My favorite Oregon State Park

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Smith Rock State Park Map

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Rock from Parking Lot

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Misery Ridge Trail Head

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Hiked up to the first milestone.

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Looking down – parking lot was found.

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Tree on top

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A couple of climbers were going up the Red Wall.

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They reached the top!!!

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The same climbers were going down through a rope from the top. Very challenging!!! This picture was taken from the other side of Red Wall.

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Pray

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Going down was scary. Not good for knee.

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Going back was not as bad as the beginning. It was very peaceful.

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ROCKHARD – hiking & Rock Climbing Gear, Ice Cream, and Smith Rock Sticker shop

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This is the Strava Log – 5.22 miles, 1hr 26 mins Moving Time

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