Pre’s Rock

Call ahead This experience may be open for on-site visitation; however, offerings and/or operating procedures may have changed due to COVID-19. Please verify details before you go and visit the COVID-19 Resources page for more information.

Running enthusiasts from around the world come to visit this site of legendary athlete Steve Prefontaine’s tragic car accident in 1975. You’ll likely find running shoes, notes and tributes left as a tribute to the beloved runner that called Oregon home. 

Pre’s Rock is located near the intersection of Skyline and Birch Road and parking is very limited. Pedestrians should use caution.