Light Clearing the Face of the Rock

smith rock state park, haven for rock climbing and hiking, north of newberry national monument, in the high desert of central oregon.

Smith Rock State Park,
north of Newberry Crater National Monument in central Oregon

Sightseeing, Hiking and Rock Climbing at Smith Rock State Park. World renowned Smith Rock boasts over 1400 rock climbing routes and magnificent views whether hiking atop Smith Rock or walking along the rock face and the Crooked River below.

Forward ~ ... and there was light on the face of the rock.

Back ~ Light Clearing the face of Smith Rock.

A Guide to hiking and rock climbing at Smith Rock.

Please do everything you can to leave Smith Rock as you found it. Rock Climbing Etiquette and Ethics from the National Outdoor Leadership School.

Oregon State Parks: Smith Rock in Central Oregon.

Smith rock state park, north of newberry crater national monument, in central oregon not far from bend.

Explore Smith Rock in Central Oregon: Travel Guide, Map and Scenery for your traveling enjoyment.

Travel Oregon and northern California while staying at Gathering Light ... a retreat
located south of Smith Rock near Crater Lake National Park.

Gathering light ... a retreat ... where eagles soar. Located in southern oregon near crater lake national park: cabins, treehouses in the forest on the river.

Travel along the West Cascades National Scenic Byway to Gathering Light ... a retreat: Travel Guide, Map and Scenery.

Directions to and Day Trips in either Oregon or California of about 100 miles from the retreat.

Explore little Known Scenic Places near Crater Lake National Park and the retreat: Travel Directions, Map and Scenery.

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Contact Brad at Gathering Light ... a retreat.

Wood River Wetlands (pictured above), one of the many birding trails in Klamath Basin not far from Gathering Light ... a retreat. Rustic simplicity, a place to "Just Be", Gathering Light is nestled on the banks of the river, surrounded by the Fremont Winema National Forest of southern Oregon and not far from Crater Lake National Park.