Smith Rock State Park (Winter)

Scenic views of deep river canyons or rock climbing, Smith Rock State Park is a stunning and unique location. There are several thousand climbs in the park allowing for multiple shoots. With more than a thousand are bolted routes, there is also miles of hiking and mountain biking trails. 

Due to the uniqueness and fragile aspect of the park, park rangers enforce the animal leash law and strongly encourage all park users to stay on trails.  Permits must be applied for 30 days prior to shooting.

During the high season (Spring and Fall) there is only one permit per month issued for productions or events. During Summer and Winter that increases to two per month. 

 

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Ranch at the Canyons (Terrebonne)

Ranch at the Canyons is a private 1,700 acre residential community along the Crooked River at the base of Smith Rock State Park.
Located in the heart of Central Oregon, the Ranch offers breathtaking views of the towering Cascade Range, the desert canyons of Smith Rock State Park, two miles of the Crooked River and more than a dozen lakes spread throughout the property. In addition to natural beauty, there is also access to the Old Winery Clubhouse and Guest Villa, the Tuscan Stables, and Monkey Face Vineyard.
Excellent alternative to Smith Rock which is rarely available for filming due to wildlife restrictions and overuse.

There is plenty of space for parking on site, and a stable for tech and catering (to be brought on site).

Accommodation is available nearby in Redmond, and also at Eagle Crest Resort.

Location fee payable to the Property.  They would prefer as much advance notice as possible.

Images taken June around 2pm.  Best times to shoot are sunrise and sunset.

Ranch at the Canyons

 

 

Crooked River 

Old Homestead opposite the property

Iconic Monkey Face of Smith Rock

 

View of Smith Rock across the Crooked River

Dining table.

Entrance to the development

 

Ranch at the Canyons accommodation (primarily used for weddings)

 

 

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Smith Rock (Sunrise Spring)

Smith Rock State Park is  located in central Oregon’s High Desert near the communities of Redmond and Terrebonne. Its sheer cliffs of tuff and basalt are ideal for rock climbing of all difficulty levels. 
Smith Rock is a popular tourist attraction, and therefore film production can be challenging. Please contact the Central Oregon Film Office for additional information or the Smith Rock park manager at 541-548-7501.
Permits are required for commercial filming and photography. Permit moratorium through July.
Parking permit required for each vehicle.

Address
: 9241 NE Crooked River Drive, 
Terrebonne, OR 97760
Area: 1.002 mi²
HoursMonday – Sunday  Open 24 hours 
Phone: (800) 551-6949

Located 29 miles from Bend (approximately 40 minutes)
Considerable parking on site
Outdoor auditorium on site
Public restrooms on site

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