Welcome to

Maupin, Oregon

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Move to Maupin

With affordable homes, friendly neighborhoods, and outdoor recreation in its backyard, Maupin is for people who are drawn to a small-town lifestyle.

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Start a Business

Recent projects like installing high-speed internet and construction of the new Maupin Civic Center are drawing people looking for economic opportunity.


City Park

Visitors can camp out next to the Wild & Scenic Lower Deschutes River and explore the region’s world-class whitewater rafting and fishing.

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The modern library is a community center for the region, providing books, movies, children’s activities, and important resources.


Our Town

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Maupin is located on the Lower Deschutes River at the crossroads between central and eastern Oregon and the Columbia River Gorge. Its unique location and landscape has made it a sought-after place for recreation and an increasingly desirable place to live. The town has a population of around 430 people who are drawn to the small-town lifestyle and the Wild & Scenic Lower Deschutes River in their backyard. Visitors come for rafting, fishing, cycling, camping, and hunting, and stay for the friendly community. As we say around town, “There’s never a bad day in Maupin.”

What's New

Come cool off at the library with a great book or in the Community Meeting room with a kid-friendly movie!It's getting hot out there! 🥵 Come cool off at the library all week ❄️We'll be watching movies in the Civic Center meeting room in the afternoons. Bring a camp chair and some snacks and enjoy the A/C while you watch a family movie 🎥 Of course, you can also hang out and read in the library 📚Some Civic Center rules: Kids under 10 need to be supervised by someone over the age of 14. Masks are required if you are not vaccinated. Social distancing is still encouraged. Thanks for understanding!First movie starts at 1 p.m. Head on over to our Instagram to help us decide what to watch! We're thinking a double-feature of Frozen 1 and 2 😅Maupin Area Chamber of Commerce South Wasco Alliance South Wasco County S.D. ... See MoreSee Less
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Henk Pander, the artist who created the large piece currently on loan to the City of Maupin, stopped by to see where we had it displayed. City staff was treated to a description of the piece and details about its creation. Be sure to stop in to City Hall and share your thoughts about "Fingers" by Henk Pander. ... See MoreSee Less
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Wasco County is back to Lower Risk as of Friday, June 11! If the state reaches their vaccination goal, we can do away with all local restrictions. ... See MoreSee Less
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