A Guided Trip on the Lower Deschutes

October 10, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

Washington Post reporter John Briley hires a guide to take him down central Oregon’s Lower Deschutes and experiences “life as it could be.” “Meals on the river can get far more indulgent. His shop offers multi-day trips, for groups of up to 17 people, that feature luxe riverside camping (cots in large tents) and gourmet sit-down meals. ‘You get out of the boat and someone hands you a cocktail and a plate of bacon-wrapped scallops,’ he says.”