Summer Update: Our signature “Doors Off” scenic helicopter flights are back. Must be 21 or older. Experience Bend’s most thrilling air tours with the doors off today!
This is a “must do” helicopter flight on your next vacation to Bend, Sisters or Sunriver Resort. With stunning Cascade Mountain views to our left and right our pilots will take you and your friends on a unique journey to our very own rimrock Grand Canyons and beyond. Over the past 300,000 years the Crooked River has carved deep canyons into the volcanic bedrock outside of Bend, it is here we will introduce you to a host of unique locations including the world famous Smith Rock State Park.
One of Smith Rocks most photographed and admired locations is Monkey Face a magnificent 350 foot spire that is the centerpiece of Smith Rock State Park. When viewed from the south, the top of the pillar resembles the face of a Monkey complete with a mouth, nose, and eyes. From your vantage point circling high above Smith Rocks unique geologic formation, shear face walls and jagged peaks you’ll understand why this has become a global destination for rock climbers.
Flying above the summit you’ll be treated to a beautiful line of the Cascade Mountains stretching from north to south and including Mount Hood, Mount Jefferson, Three Fingered Jack, Mount Washington, North Sister, Middle Sister, South Sister, Broken Top, and Mount Bachelor. Enjoy an unprecedented 360 tour of this world class State Park and amazing rock formation before heading back through the deep river canyons to Bend.
The last four hours of light in the day reveal the most stunning rock color formations, for photographers this is the best time to visit this world class location.