Chimney Rock Trail

Crooked Wild and Scenic River, Near Prineville, Oregon

Chimney Rock Trail does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


Take a break from your scenic drive along the Lower Crooked Wild and Scenic River south of Prineville and hike one of the gems of the High Desert. Walk in the shadows of lichen-covered basalt cliffs as you zigzag up and out of the river canyon to spectacular views of Central Oregon. The trek is about 1.3 miles and ends at the namesake chimney basalt rock formation. Pause on one of the benches along the way for a drink of water and just absorb the beauty of the area before heading back to your car and the rest of your travels.

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This part of the Lower Crooked River has 9 campgrounds and 2 day-use areas. Come for the hike and stay for some wildlife viewing, fly-fishing, and camping!

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360° from top of the Chimney Rock Trail

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