Redmond property stretches above the treetops and soars into the sky at Smith Rock State Park. An exhilarating and peaceful haven for hikers, climbers, mountain bikers and nature loving folks alike this recreational oasis is open year round.
About 650 acres of terrain await with elevations of 3,000 feet. Amazing geological features call out to the rock hound in all of us. Sensational views including towering peaks and deep river canyons. Hikers and mountain bikers find hundreds of miles of trails to seek out adventures on. While on the trails a variety of wildlife can be spotted. Birdwatchers gaze up to the skies and feel lucky when spotting golden eagles and prairie hawks. And those with quiet footsteps may come across mule deer on the pathways. Mountain climbers come from all over to achieve new heights at Smith Rock State Park. Thousands of climbing points are scattered all over the landscape with many being bolted as well.
Touch the Sky when Living in Redmond
Daredevils living in Redmond almost touch the sky. Over 35 slacklines are placed between spires in Smith Rock State Park enticing the bravest of souls to come and partake. Many get together at the Annual Highline Festival which has been bringing slack liners together since 2012. It’s best to check latest on established highlines in the park as many are periodically closed due to raptor nesting.
There’s nothing better than sleeping under the stars and campers pitch tents in the Bivy Campground. Amenities include showers, restrooms and the Smith Rock Little Free Library where readers leave books for fellow bookworms. A recharging station caters to today’s technical needs and quiet time is set in place from 10pm to 7am. Pets are welcome too but must remain leashed.
Redmond property owners often help to keep Smith Rock State Park in tip top shape. Volunteers keep it real during the Annual Spring Thing. Hundreds journey into the park to work on popular trails, rebuild rock walls, fix fencing and more. Workers are repaid in kind with free camping, raffles, dinner and a fun filled auction. Snacks, water, sunscreen and supplies are provided. Check here for more information and plan to lend a hand in the future.