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Oregon Camping Inspiration: Deschutes Overnight Rafting Trips

It’s camping and whitewater rafting season here in Maupin, Oregon! So, you’re getting the gang together for a summer adventure. You need an excitement-filled trip they’ll remember that’s not a logistical nightmare. We’ve got you covered. Combining rafting and camping is like chocolate and peanut butter – they’re just better together! Summertime in Maupin is

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Whitewater Rafting on the Lower Deschutes - Imperial River Company
Rafting

First-Class Floating: Whitewater Rapids Classes 101

Just like your teacher used to grade your tests in school, whitewater (either an individual rapid, or the entire river) is graded too! Instead of A to F, these grades are divided into six categories from class I (the easiest) to class VI (the most difficult and dangerous). As the White Water Guidebook explains, the

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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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