Geology Hike, Smith Rock State Park

Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Derek Loeb for a hike along the Summit Loop Trail at Smith Rock State Park. This gorgeous loop follows the Burma Road up to a ridge overlooking famed peaks like Monkey Face. On the descent, the Summit Loop connector trail crosses a private property protected by the Land Trust before joining the Park's river trail. Learn about how this dramatic area was formed by the forces of volcanoes and water during this fun and challenging 7 mile loop. Registration is required and opens 1 month prior to the event.

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  • Outing Details + Route

    Hike Rating: This is challenging 7-mile hike along the Summit Loop trail at Smith Rock State Park.

    Route: This hike follows the Burma Road to a ridge and continues along the Summit Loop trail.

    Elevation gain/loss: This hike is challenging with nearly 950' of elevation gain.

  • What to Bring

    Snacks/Lunch, water, sturdy hiking shoes. Dress for the weather.