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.
25th ANNUAL SMITH ROCK SPRING THING 8:00 AM- evening
The Smith Rock Group has been operating the Smith Rock Spring Thing Volunteer Day for 25 years, originating with several locals wanting to clean up the park and fix the trails. This event is focused on Smith Rock projects developed by volunteers and park staff.
Registration is from 8:00-10:00 AM by the Welcome Center and concludes with the dinner, auction, and raffle starting around 5:00 PM.
Parking passes, breakfast snacks, water, sunscreen, work gloves, direction, tools and supplies, and dinner are provided for all volunteers.
Smith Rock Half Marathon and 10K 6:00 AM-10:00 AM
Registration is filling up fast for this annual road race featuring two great distances that provide amazing views of the Cascade mountains, the sheer rock faces at Smith Rock State Park.
Both courses should be quite fast with minimal elevation change. Registration costs $80 for the half marathon and $60 for the 10K. To sign up or learn more, go to the Smith Rock Half Marathon & 10K Race site.
You can order an optional race shirt during registration. All shirts must be ordered by April 7.
New this year: All racers will park off-site and take a shuttle to and from the race. They will post details here soon.