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Deschutes River Tours

Deschutes River
The Deschutes River is a major waterway running through central Oregon, a tributary of the Columbia River that separates Oregon from Washington. The Deschutes flows through several central Oregon communities, the largest being Bend, where quite a bit of water from the river is used for irrigation. It's also a major recreational waterway, both in the city of Bend and the surrounding area, used for fishing (it's world-famous for fly fishing) and rafting.

Most rivers in the United States flow south, but the Deschutes flows north – along with a few other Columbia River tributaries. At one point, there was a major waterfall on the river, which is where it got its name – Riviere des Chutes is French for River of the Falls. That waterfall is gone now, thanks to The Dalles Dam.

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The Deschutes River is more than 250 miles long, starting at Little Lava Lake about 25 miles from La Pine and ending at the Columbia River near Biggs Junction. Floating the river is a popular summer pastime in Bend, and fly fishing enthusiasts will find plenty of opportunities in and around the town of Maupin.
 
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Deschutes River Rafting - Half Day Adventure

Deschutes River Rafting - Half Day Adventure

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Crash through the rapids on a whitewater rafting trip with your friends or family. This Deschutes River tour is an exhilarating full day adventure. Enjoy exciting rapids, deep canyons, placid pools, and a delicious barbecue lunch. No prior experience is necessary; professional guides support you every step of the way.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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