Outfitted Rafting Adventures

Overnight  •  Other NW Rivers  • Rentals

Rentals July 1st - Labor Day

Raft Size

Sun-Thurs

Fri-Sat

13 ft $90 $135
14 ft $100 $155
15 ft $110 $170
Single IK* $25 $30
Double IK* $40 $50
Paddle board $50 $65

*IK = Inflatable Kayak

Labor Day - June 30th

Raft Size

7 Days per Week

13 ft $90
14 ft $100
15 ft $110
Single IK* $25
Double IK* $40
Paddle board $50

Deschutes Day Adventure

What You Need to Know

  • Time: Float is approx. 2.5 hours, but most people take longer
  • Gear: We provide the raft, frame, oars or paddles, 80 qt. cooler and whitewater approved life jackets with each rental.
  • Pick-Up/Delivery: We can deliver the rafts and equipment for you and pick them up at the end of the day, or you can pick up your raft(s) and equipment at our shop and trailer them to Harpham Flat yourself.
  • Rentals Due: 6pm Daily
  • Passes: All passes must be purchased through recreation.gov in advance of your trip.
  • Shuttles: For the day trip, we offer a van or bus shuttle service from our shop to the put-in site. We will then pick you up at the end of the day and return you to the shop. Reservations are recommended for shuttles.
  • Restrictions: On this section of the Deschutes River (segment 2), the maximum people in your group can not exceed 24. For groups larger than this, you will need another leader.

Is this trip for you?

One of the most exciting trips in the Pacific Northwest your adventure starts at Harpham Flat and ends at Sandy Beach. You will enjoy such rapids as Devils Hole, Box Car, Wapinitia, Surf City, Oak Springs, White River and Elevators. Many people have had their first rafting adventure on this stretch of the river with a guide or experienced friends.

Bonus!

Enjoy the water fights, swimming, hiking or just relaxing in the sun.  River Trails Deschutes is located in Maupin, right across from the Maupin City Park, so you have easy access to us if you need anything while on your journey!

Deschutes Overnight 2+ Days

What You Need to Know

  • Length: 2+ days
  • Rapids: Class II-IV
  • Cost: Price varies. Maximum 16 people as per BLM regulations.
  • Rafts: 13, 14 or 15-ft. Self-Bailing or Standard Floor
  • Gear: Each raft is equipped with frame, oars or paddles, 80 qt. cooler, life jackets, pump, patch kit, cargo nets or spiders, cargo floors if needed, dry bags, and ammo can.
  • Departure: We will deliver the rafts and equipment to you at your specified launch site. Let us know when to be there!
  • Location: The Warm Springs launch site is located on Hwy 26 just across the Deschutes Bridge in Warm Springs at the State Park. The Trout Creek launch is located beside the Trout Creek Campground. See the map for detailed directions.
  • Passes: All passes must be purchased through recreation.gov in advance of your trip.

Is this trip for you?

Approximately 52 river miles of beautiful scenic splendor, beginning at either Warm Springs or Trout Creek and take-out in Maupin or 6 miles below at Sandy Beach. Ride the whitewater rapids called Whitehorse, Buckskin Mary, the Four Chutes, Wapinitia, Box Car, and if you continue past Maupin, Oak Springs and Surf City. What a ride! This trip can be done in 2 or more days, with camping, hiking, swimming and relaxing along the way.

Bonus!

This segment has some great trout fishing. Some of the best fishing occurs during the salmon fly hatch around late May or early June.

Deschutes To Columbia 2+ Days

What You Need to Know

  • Length: 2+ days
  • Rapids: Class II-IV
  • Cost: Price varies. Maximum 16 people as per BLM regulations.
  • Gear: River Trails Deschutes will provide you with the raft, frame, oars or paddles, 80 qt. cooler, life jackets, pump, patch kit, cargo nets or spiders, cargo floors if needed, dry bags, and ammo can. We will deliver the raft and equipment for you and pick it up at the mouth.
  • Important: Porta-potties are required gear.
  • Jet Boats: This section has designated weekends when jet boats can be on the river, it is an ‘every other weekend’ set up. We recommend you plan your trip on a weekend when jet boats are not allowed, it makes for a quieter, safer and less hassled trip! See recreation.gov for jetboat rates.
  • Passes: A boater pass is required. All passes must be purchased through recreation.gov in advance of your trip.
  • Limited Availability: Segments 3 & 4 are under the limited entry system. Check recreation.gov for trip availability.

Is this trip for you?

A little over 45 river miles, this trip begins just below Sherar’s Falls and continues to the mouth of the Deschutes at the Columbia. Take the rapids called Wreck, Washout, Colorado, Rattlesnake and Moody. This is a great trip to take if you are interested in less people and some excellent fishing! It can be rafted in two days but many people stretch it out longer to better enjoy the fishing and camping.

Bonus!

There are several BLM campgrounds along this section of the Deschutes. Click here for information on campsites (Segments 3 & 4).

Other NW Rivers

What You Need to Know

  • Rivers: River Trails Deschutes offers rafts and equipment rentals for the John Day, Owyhee, and Snake Rivers, and most other rivers in the Northwest.
  • Gear: All rafts come equipped with frame, oars or paddles, 80 qt. cooler, life jackets, dry bags, patch kit, pump, cargo nets or spiders, cargo floors if needed, ammo can, and straps to help tie down.
  • Pick-Up: Some areas are out of our delivery range, but we can make it convenient for you to pick up your equipment on your way and return it to us at the end of your trip. Just give us a call and we will set up a time to meet you in The Dalles on 1-84 with everything you need.
  • Reservations: Call us to reserve the equipment and we can set up a meeting to transfer the gear to your vehicle. Credit card guarantees are required on all equipment.

It's time to start planning

We would love to answer any questions you have about River Trails Rafting, the Deschutes, or how to prepare for your upcoming rafting trip.

River Trails Deschutes

info@raftmaupin.com

201 Bakeoven Rd
Maupin, OR 97037

844-GOT-RAFT

Hours:

Monday - Sunday
8am - 8pm

P.O. Box 309
Maupin, OR 97037