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Gateway To The Chippewa National Forest
Deer River, Minnesota
BUSINESS IN DEER RIVER
A city with a population of 930 people, Deer River is located at the intersection of State Highway 6, State Highway 46, and US Highway 2 in northern Minnesota. Outdoor recreation brings numerous people to the area throughout the year; Deer River is known as the Gateway to the Chippewa National Forest. Deer River's area lakes are known as some the best recreation lakes in Minnesota. Whether you are looking for a camping get-away, fishing in the summer, ice fishing in the winter, snowmobile trails, cross-country skiing, hiking, or watching wildlife, Deer River has much to offer.
Deer River is home to several businesses and services that provide employment to the area.
Essentia Health Deer River (Hospital & Clinic)
Northern Star Cooperative Services
Deer River School District - ISD #317
White Oak Casino
Super One Foods
Deer River Folio Inc.
Minnesota Timber & Millwork - Rajala Forestry
Maplewoods Assisted Living & Memory Care
These are the driving times from Deer River to other nearby markets:
Grand Rapids, MN - 20 Minutes
Bemidji, MN - 1 Hour
Hibbing, MN - 1 Hour
International Falls, MN - 1.75 Hours
Duluth, MN - 1.75 Hours
Forgo, ND - 3 Hours
Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN - 3 Hours
Businesses For Sale
Bowling alley, restaurant, bar, and volley ball courts.
OUTPOST BAR & GRILL
Located on Highway 2, next to hotel.
Located on Highway 2.