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


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.

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


november 2017

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START TIMES

50Mile: 7:00am

50K: 7:15am

Half Marathon: 8:30am

saturDAY, 11/11/17
run the rock

50mile |  50K |  half marathon

All courses offer amazing views of the Cascade Range - from Mt Hood in the north to Mt Bachelor in the south. You will pass the sheer rock faces at Smith Rock State Park and the unique beauty of the Crooked River National Grasslands. 

The 50mile consists of a 25mile loop run twice. Total elevation gain is 6100ft and 6100ft of loss. 80% of the course is on single-track trails, 20% on double track and dirt roads. There are 7 fully stocked aid stations.

The 50K follows much of the same 25mile loop the 50mile race uses, but a bonus is going up Misery Ridge right from the start and passing the flanks of Monkey Face. Total elevation gain is 4500ft and 4500ft of loss. 85% of the course is on single-track trails, 15% on double track and dirt roads. There are 4 fully stocked aid stations.

The half marathon course has incredible views of the Cascades and Monkey Face. There are 3 aid stations with about 2700ft of climbing packed into 13.1 miles. 90% of the course is on single-track trails with 3 aid stations.