Geology Rocks at Smith Rock State Park

Geology Rocks at Smith Rock State Park

Want to know more about Smith Rock State Park's explosive past and get up close and personal with some really cool rocks? From Indian lore to the science behind the park's formation, you've got a few opportunities still left in June and July.

Smith Rock Paintout This Saturday Is On Come Rain or Come Shine

Smith Rock Paintout This Saturday Is On Come Rain or Come Shine

Sponsored by Plein Air Painters of Oregon (PAPO) and Smith Rock State Park, artists at work will be located throughout the park from 8:00-11:30 AM

Come and vote for your favorite painting from noon to 1:00 PM in the grassy area next to the Welcome Center. Stay for Smith Rock's Interpretive Naturalist David Vick Geology Rocks talk from 12:30-1:00 PM, then watch the presentation of the People's Choice Awards at 1:30. 

No Fees This Saturday for Camping or Day Use at Smith Rock

No Fees This Saturday for Camping or Day Use at Smith Rock

Free day? You heard that right. And it's not just at Smith Rock State Park. The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) wants people to stay and play for free all over Oregon to celebrate State Parks Day on Saturday, June 3.