About Imperial River Company

The History Behind the Imperial Name

Imperial River Company owners, Rob & Susie Miles, consider themselves fortunate to have traveled and lived in different parts of the country. However, they look upon their business on the Deschutes River in Maupin, Oregon as their biggest challenge and accomplishment thus far. Maupin feels like home for Susie, who grew up on her family’s nearby ranch. Located 20 miles outside of Maupin, the Imperial Stock Ranch is operated by the Carver family. Susie’s brother, Blaine, and parents, Dan & Jeanne, still live and work on the ranch.  Imperial River Company takes its name from the historic ranch. Founded in 1871, The Imperial Stock Ranch grew from a modest 160 acre homestead claim into an empire stretching over 100 miles.  Its operations included grain, hay, cattle and tens of thousands of sheep.  Much has changed over the last hundred years, yet today the ranch maintains production in these original areas.  It is a National Historic District, recognized and awarded for sustainable production practices.  With the goals of preserving a quality, rural lifestyle, and sharing a bit of that experience with visitors, we welcome you to the family and hope you will enjoy your time in Maupin.

It Takes a Team to Make Your Vacation an Adventure!

While Rob and Susie take care of the lodge and Imperial grounds, there are many "Imperial family members" who make every experience worthwhile. Our staff's goal is service, service, service.  Whether you are visiting for relaxation, an incredible dining experience, a whitewater rafting trip, an upland bird hunt, a high desert hike or an unforgettable fishing trip on the Deschutes, we are at your service!


  • Vikki Harmon

    The smiling face that greets you when you walk in the front door, Vikki loves…

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  • Topher Euting

    A storyteller and a river guide, Topher will give you an entertaining river trip! Hometown: Plano,…

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  • Phil Black

    A true professional, Phil is a certified rafting, fly fishing guide, and fly casting instructor.…

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About Imperial River Company

page2_pic2Owned and operated by Rob and Susie Miles, Imperial River Company is a lodge nestled on the banks of the Deschutes River in Maupin, Oregon. We offer a host of activities and because of this, we have become a popular destination for both outdoor adventure seekers and vacation tourists seeking relaxation and luxury.

Our mission is to provide you with unforgettable memories of fun-filled excitement, mouth-watering cuisine, luxurious accommodations, and breathtaking scenery that remind you of our state of mind… actively relaxing on the banks of the Deschutes River.

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Our Advantages


Deschutes River Views

Imperial River Company is located right on the banks of the Deschutes River. That means river views from our lodge rooms and outdoor dining areas.


Exciting Outdoor Adventures

Whether you enjoy rafting, fishing, hunting, cycling or hiking, our Maupin lodge gives you easy access to every kind of outdoor adventure you could want.


Best Event Hosting

If we don't already offer it, we can host and cater it. Book your meeting, wedding, conference, family vacation, or other event at Imperial River Company today!

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