Fall is a time for cozy crackling fires, warm apple cider and trading in the flip-flops and tank tops for sweaters and boots. In Maupin, along the banks of the Deschutes River, fall makes its appearance majestically, dressing the trees in unmatched golden foliage with cool, crisp, sunny days that ease into delightfully chilly evenings.
Oregonians love the outdoors, and why shouldn’t we? In our little pocket of the Northwest we have access to first class camping, hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting, and more. Because of the relatively temperate climate, Oregon is the perfect spot for outdoor adventures in the summer. This year, what outdoorsy family vacation will you take? Check
Western Fishermen love the Salmonfly, and for good reason. The nymphs, or immature flies, are actually quite large. In fact, they can sometimes be the largest organism in the water, besides fish of course. This makes them perfect bait for trout anglers, and every spring when there’s a hatch, fishermen and fish celebrate at the
Have you been rafting before and loved it? That’s what happens when people come to Imperial River Company in Maupin. They get a thrilling whitewater rafting trip and all the riverside perks they need to round out their trip. Once you get the rafting bug though, it’s hard to resist going back for another trip.
Because extreme adventurers love whitewater rafting, it often gets misrepresented as an extreme sport. When you go on a guided rafting trip though, this is not the case. Everyone is in life jackets, the guide is experienced, and the river is frequented by rafters of all ages and abilities on a daily basis. Whether you
If you’ve been thinking about taking a whitewater rafting trip in Oregon this year, you might wonder about the timing. Of course, you’ll need to make sure your entire rafting team is available at the same time, whether that be your friends or family, but there are a few other things to consider as well.