Smith Rock State Park

General Advisory

02/05/2019 to 08/02/2019
Due to Raptor nesting seasons the following areas are closed or restricted February 8th-July 31, 2019: -Bivouac tent sites along rim. Camping prohibited along rim only. -Letter of agreement required for photography along rim in Bivouac. -Canyon trail near eagle nest restricted, travel in groups of 4 or less and keep noise to a minimum. -Monument Area CLOSED for climbing: See Alan Watts 2010 Rock Climbing Smith Rock State Park Guide Book pages 57-69 Routes #1-39 are CLOSED. Falcon Closures also in place for February 15th-July 15th, 2019 until otherwise updated: -First Kiss area: See Alan Watts 2010 Rock Climbing Smith Rock State Park Guide Book Pages 206, 223-225 Routes #41-47 are CLOSED. -Picnic Lunch Wall and Voyage of the Cow Dog remain OPEN for climbing (all pitches) until further posted.

General Advisory

08/16/2018 to 06/28/2019
Cougar was spotted on the Canyon Trail near Rope De Dope climbing area on Sunday 8-12-18 Cougar sighting signs are posted at most kiosks. Please take the appropriate precautions.

General Advisory

Starting 07/19/2018
Camp fires are not permitted year round due to the dry high desert climate at the park.

General Advisory

01/20/2017 to 12/31/2019
HELP SMITH ROCK: Stay on designated trails and established climbing access routes, Control your dog at all times, Respect other visitors, Be prepared for your recreational activity, Leave all animals and plants as you find them. BE AN UPSTANDER NOT A BYSTANDER.

General Advisory

07/18/2014 to 12/31/2019
Remote controlled aircraft are not allowed at Smith Rock State Park due to concerns regarding nesting raptors and sound reverberation that disturbs other park users.