We've done our best to glean information on upcoming events here at Smith Rock State Park.

This includes postings on boards around the park, the Smith Rock State Park website, sports and tourism organizations, and annual events we know about.

Some recent events featured an area history exhibit complete with Native American and U.S. Cavalry artifacts, and artists painting the scenery in the annual Smith Rock Paint Out.

If you don't see your event listed let us know and give us some details. We'll be sure to tell everyone about it.

Patagonia Worn Wear Tour event

Patagonia Worn Wear Tour event


JUNE 2017


SunDAY, 6/11/17,  6/18/17,  6/25/17
geology rocks 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Join Interpretive Naturalist David Vick and explore the dramatic geological events that created Smith Rock. Get all of your geology questions answered and learn about the Crooked River Caldera and Oregon’s spectacular landscapes.

Go into the park via the Chute Trail or Canyon Trail. Go to the bottom of the Service Road near the footbridge, about a 10-minute walk from the Welcome Center.

Smith Rock State Park Interpretative Naturalist David Vick giving geology talk

Smith Rock State Park Interpretative Naturalist David Vick giving geology talk


JUly 2017

Smith Rock State Park Interpretative Naturalist David Vick giving a geology talk

Smith Rock State Park Interpretative Naturalist David Vick giving a geology talk

SunDAY, 7/2/17
geology rocks 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Join Interpretive Naturalist David Vick and explore the dramatic geological events that created Smith Rock. Get all of your geology questions answered and learn about the Crooked River Caldera and Oregon’s spectacular landscapes.

Go into the park via the Chute Trail or Canyon Trail. Go to the bottom of the Service Road near the footbridge, about a 10-minute walk from the Welcome Center.


september 2017

Friday-SunDAY, 9/15/17-9/17/17
smith rock craggin' classic

Each year the American Alpine Club holds an amazing weekend climbing event focused on community, competency, and conservation. 

Climbing rock stars Tommy Caldwell, Jeremy Collins, Graham Zimmerman and Meagan Martin are lined up with slide shows and clinics, along with local Chockstone Climbing Guides. Plus there's free food and beer, raffle, auction, sponsor and non-profit booths, trail work led by the "Mayor of Smith Rock," Ian Caldwell, and more.

Registration opens July 17RSVP here for updates

climber at one of the AAC Smith Rock Craggin' Classic clinics photo courtesy of the American Alpine Club

climber at one of the AAC Smith Rock Craggin' Classic clinics
photo courtesy of the American Alpine Club