Smith Rock State Park is a rocky area located north of Redmond. The park has one of the best hiking networks in the area and trails feature beautiful views of river canyons and steep cliffs. The park is one of the most popular rock climbing destinations in the state, and is often regarded as the birthplace of American sport climbing. Hikers and mountain bikers can enjoy views of the Crooked River while walking along the Misery Ridge Trail, Summit Trail, and others. The rocks were formed by volcanic activity about 30 million years ago. It is made up of layers of basalt rock and ash that solidified into solid rock.
Misery Ridge Trail: Length 11616 ft. (2.2 mi)
Burma Road Loop: Length 36960 ft. (7 mi)
Wolf Tree Trail: Length 11616 ft. (2.2 mi)
Canyon Trail: Length 17424 ft. (3.3 mi)