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Maupin, Oregon

Maupin offers a revitalizing escape from the city, the job, the kids, the parents -- you name it!. Recognized for excellent white water rafting excitement and world-class fishing, Maupin is your destination for recreation. The hot summer months attract whitewater and angling enthusiasts from around the world. Whether you're paddling through intense rapids or just taking a midsummer's float, the Deschutes River promises adventure and relaxation for all.

Maupin and the surrounding area offers an abundance of recreational opportunities. In addition to world-class fishing and whitewater sports, there is plenty to keep any outdoor buffs occupied. Hiking, camping, bird watching and wildlife vewing are popular activities.

The gorgeous canyons, abundance of wildlife and birds, and a warm, sunny climate make Maupin its own hidden paradise!

From Maupin, you can easily get to Mt.Hood and the Mt.Hood National Forest, the John Day Fossil Beds, the Columbia Gorge, and the historic Barlow Trail. Be sure to visit scenic White River Falls, a short drive from Maupin. The ghost town of Shaniko, Kah-nee-ta Resort and the Warm Springs Indian reservation, the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center are among the area's many attractions.

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Many newcomers are discovering Maupin's secret, which are the months of Spring and Fall! Maupin and Central Oregon at large offer 300+ days of sun per year.

Gorgeous weather, minimal people and the mighty Deschutes River make Maupin the place to be in the "off season. The Maupin chamber of commerice is a great source of information for the whole south wasco county area.

Recognized for white water excitement and world-class wild trout and steelhead fishing, Maupin is Oregon's headquarters for recreation. The heat of summer attracts whitewater and angling enthusiasts from around the world.

Whether you're splashing through rapids or reeling in a powerful fish, The Deschutes River promises adventure and relaxation for all.


From: Portland
To: Maupin
Take exit 87 (Hwy 197 - Dufur/Bend exit) south for approx. 37 miles to Maupin.

From: Bend
To: Maupin
Take Hwy 97 north, through Redmond, to Madras. In Madras, stay to the right and continue on Hwy 97.
Travel approximately 30 miles, until you reach the junction with Hwy 197 (approx. 1 mile past a rest area on your left) Stay left at the junction, and follow Hwy 197 into Maupin. See you there!

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