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Smith Rock State Park: Birthplace of American Climbing

Posted By iExplore 306 days ago on Travel

http://www.iexplore.com - If you live in the Pacific Northwest and don't have plans to visit the Grand Canyon anytime soon, don't worry, you have your very own natural wonder much closer. Located in Terrebonne, about three hours from Portland and 30 minutes from Bend, Smith Rock State Park is one the Seven Wonders of Oregon and the birthplace of American sport climbing. With thousands of climbs and over a thousand bolted routes, whether you're a novice or an expert climbing enthusiast, Smith Rock is a must-visit.

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