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Deschutes River History-Imperial River Company
Area Interest

You Don’t Know Deschutes

The Deschutes River is Maupin’s lifeblood, bringing fishing, recreation, jobs, and irrigation to the town and surrounding areas. The river has a long and rich history and many interesting features that make it unique. Check out some fun river facts below and impress your friends at trivia night. A River by Any Other Name The

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SUP in Maupin - Pine Hollow Paddle, X-Dog Events
Area Interest

“SUP” With That? An Intro to Stand Up Paddle Boarding 

A Brief History of SUP Stand up paddle boarding, or SUP (“the act of propelling oneself on a floating platform with the help of a paddle or pole”), is the world’s newest water-sport craze. There is evidence, however, of early forms of SUP dating back over 3,000 years and spanning the globe from Peru, China,

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Map Oregon Cycling Routes
Cycling

Celebrating Oregon’s Scenic Bikeways Program

2019 marks the 10-year anniversary of the Oregon Scenic Bikeways program. The program currently boasts 17 routes, each one vetted by agency personnel for being not only beautiful, but also safe for cyclists and that add value to small rural communities throughout the state. If you’re looking for a true Oregon experience – look no

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Top 5 Oregon Bike Rides
Cycling

Top 5 Oregon Bike Rides

Oregon is full of scenic routes for cyclists, ranging from wide-open high desert to dense and lush forests, snow-capped mountain peaks to the rocky coastline. We’ve picked our top five rides in Oregon for you to enjoy. Sherar’s Falls Scenic Bikeway The landscape around the Lower Deschutes River is spectacular, and the Sherar’s Falls Scenic

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Best Spring Hikes in Oregon
Area Interest

Beautiful Spring Wildflower Hikes in Central Oregon

Spring is a fantastic season for hiking and exploring the unique and beautiful landscape of Central and Eastern Oregon. The high desert climate of the Maupin area means that it’s often sunny and dry here, when our neighbors to the west are cloudy and soggy. Plus, the wide-open expanses are home to bright wildflowers (learn

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morel mushroom hunting in maupin oregon
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Spring Morel Mushroom Hunting in Maupin Oregon

Known as America’s mushroom, the morel is wide-spread, easy to identify, and delicious. Morel hunting is a common pastime in the Maupin area, and spring is a perfect time for picking. Whether you harvest morels for yourself or for commercial use, they are one of the most popular types of mushrooms that can be found

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