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Deschutes River History-Imperial River Company
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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
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“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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Best Spring Hikes in Oregon
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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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Deschutes River Fishing Maupin Oregon
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Winter Fishing on the Lower Deschutes River, Oregon

The Lower Deschutes River is often known for its fun and raucous whitewater rafting during the hot summer months. But did you know that the river in and around Maupin is open year-round for hatchery steelhead and trout fishing? Once the summer crowds have gone, those seeking the peace and tranquility of fishing our beautiful

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Chukar Partridge Hunting Central Oregon
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Upland Bird Hunting in Central Oregon – Chukar

ODFW Season: Oct 6, 2018– Jan 31, 2019; Daily Bag Limit:8 (24 in Possession) Upland game bird hunting is a popular activity in Central Oregon. One of the most common game birds is the chukar, a type of partridge that can be found on the steep, rocky slopes of the Deschutes River valley. Both the

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