Central Oregon White Water Rafting Trips on the Deschutes River & Unique Central Oregon Lodging

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Get Wet on the Deschutes!
With 5 trips of different lengths we've got something that will work with your schedule. 

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Summer Restaurant Hours:
11:00 am till 9:00 pm Everyday

Bar Hours:
3:00 - 10:00 pm
Monday through Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday

Our restaurant will be open for Mother's Day ~ Visit our website for specials to be posted in May!

Hello From Imperial River Company! >>
Mar 16, 2011

Ready for a vacation? Give yourself another thing to look forward too; and book your dates for Imperial River Company!

Over here in Maupin, we're gearing up for summer... And this Spring we have a few events to start the fun; Race Across Oregon Cycling Camp, Live music by Backwards Saddle, RAO Deschutes River Valley Time Trial, and Acclaimed Oregon author Jane Kirkpatrick. Get the full details below.

Want to be a part of our fun crew?
  • Imperial River Company is growing and, as a result, we have added a couple of year round positions.  The Assistant Manager is a position that directly supports the General Manager in all aspects of our operation and the Marketing Assistant is a position that directly supports the Director of Sales & Marketing in all aspects of marketing operations.
  • Or, if you’re looking for a fun summer seasonal job, we are hiring an Operations Manager who will manage all aspects of our Rafting and Photo Shop operations and a Bartender to tend bar and take care of guests in our quiet bar.  Our restaurant and bar will be opening 7 days/week starting on Friday, April 29th and the rafting season will be here before we know it so we are staffing up now!

April 7 - 10 ~ Race Across Oregon Cycling Camp >>
Mar 16, 2011

Spend three amazing days and nights in Maupin, OR – training with top dogs in the endurance cycling world. Camp includes three nights double occupancy at the Imperial River Company Hotel and three days of up to 100 miles of riding (you may elect to ride shorter distances) breakfast, box lunch, full SAG and mechanical support during the rides, optional evening seminars about endurance racing with RAAM race director George Thomas and endurance racer Chris Ragsdale, professional mechanic, demo bikes for you to try, video.

April 9 ~ Live Music by Backwards Saddle >>
Mar 16, 2011

Come enjoy a laid back evening with acclaimed Maupin musicians Mark and Marty.  Their music will have your toes tapping before you know it.  This is a show that should not be missed.  All ages are welcome.  Music starts at 7pm.

April 16 - 17 ~ RAO Deschutes River Valley Time Trial >>
Mar 16, 2011

Three stages of wonderful cycling routes in and around beautiful Maupin, Oregon.

April 29 ~ Pico Accuardi Dyeworks Fiber Retreat >>
Mar 15, 2011

Warm up with the Pico Accuardi Dyeworks "Spring Knitting Retreat"

May 18 ~ An Afternoon with Jane Kirkpatrick >>
Mar 15, 2011

Join Imperial River Company on Wednesday, May 18, at 2:00 pm as we welcome acclaimed Oregon author Jane Kirkpatrick.  Enjoy our House Made Cheesecake and a cup of tea or coffee while Jane discusses her upcoming new book, The Daughter’s Walk. 

Fall 2010 >>
Sep 14, 2010

The steelhead are on their way up the river, the kids are heading back to school and Tick our favorite bird dog with Imperial Hunting is getting excited about his job  pointing and fetching those wily Pheasant and Chukar. It's fall here in Maupin and Imperial is excited to welcome the sportsmen back to town.

We are also looking forward to the arrival of our favorite Spandex clad cyclists, George and Terri of Race Across Oregon.  They are using the lodge to host two cycling rides this fall.

We hope that you can visit us in sunny Maupin.

Imperial River Company

Apr 07, 2010

Thank you for your request for information about the Columbia River Gorge.  As members of the Columbia River Gorge Visitors Association, the Imperial River Company would love to help make your visit to the Gorge a success.


The Imperial River Co. is located in Maupin, Oregon 45 minutes south of the east end of the Columbia River Gorge.  We offer a full service restaurant and bar, full and half-day rafting adventures on the Deschutes River and comfortable rooms for our overnight guests.  Our large river front lawn provides a nice place to relax after the day's activities as well as a perfect site for your event or wedding.


Additional Maupin area attractions include:


For more information please call us at 1-800-395-3903

Or check out our website at  www.deschutesriver.com

Splash for Pink >>
Apr 06, 2010

Breast Cancer has touched many here in Maupin, and we want to do our part to help fight a disease that will affect one in every eight women.We have set aside Saturday, June 26th for an inaugural event called Splash for Pink, a day to raise money for breast cancer research as well as raise funds to support the care of local breast cancer patients.All net proceeds from this event will be donated to the Celilo Cancer Center Fund at Mid-Columbia Health Foundation and OHSU Knight Cancer Institute.

Three Ways to Show Your Support:

Raft with us!

Come enjoy the beauty and excitement of the Deschutes River 13 mile raft trip.Trip price is $69 per person before June 15th and $79 for late and day of registration.Trip price includes guides and all equipment.To book a trip, please call 541-815-9074.


We will need volunteers to help with parking, set-up and take down and logistics.Volunteers will receive a T-shirt and lunch! Please email keelia@deschutesriver.com for more information about volunteering.

Sponsor the Event!

We are looking for event sponsors large and small.To learn about how this partnership could benefit your company please contact Sarah Ashley at 800-395-3903 or sarah@deschutesriver.com.

Adventure, Group Bonding and Relaxation! >>
Feb 23, 2010

Located on the banks of the Deschutes River, just two hours from Portland, the Imperial River Company specializes in providing activities and facilities to make your group experience both fun and productive.


White Water Rafting-

Get your group wet for this cooperative high adventure experience.  Rafting the Deschutes River offers the opportunity for your group to grow together while having an awesome time.  Imperial River Company offers half, full and multi day trips to fit with all schedules.



Delicious High Desert cuisine, local beef and lamb and a full service bar and restaurant make dinning with the Imperial River Company a delight.  From informal luncheons for twenty to riverside banquettes for 200 we have both the food and the ambiance to make your occasion a success.


Meeting Room-

When it’s time to get some work done move on to the Redside Meeting Room.  Natural light, coffee service and patio access make brainstorming sessions and presentations productive and pleasant.



Clean, comfortable and unique are the bywords of Imperial River Company lodge rooms.  Between our Deschutes river views and Oregon themed rooms your group is sure to enjoy a restful and fun night’s stay.


1-800-395-3903                 www.deschutesriver.com

RiverFest on the Deschutes >>
Sep 13, 2009

On Saturday, September 19th the fifth annual RiverFest on the Deschutes will be held at the Oasis Riverview Campground.  Maupin’s Signature community event promises to be bigger, better, and more fun than ever – thanks to over 60 business sponsors, individual donors, and many organizations who support this free, family-friendly celebration of our beloved Deschutes River.


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