Deer Lake

Location

Deer Lake is situated in Western Newfoundland, Canada. The Town of Deer Lake is located around the eastern end of Deer Lake, from which it derives its name, and on the banks of the Humber River. It is nestled in the foothills of the Long Range Mountains at the junction of the Trans-Canada Highway and the Viking Trail.

History

The history and culture of Deer Lake is interesting from its start as a logging area, evolution into a company town and then into a modern service center and transportation hub.

Unique Characteristics

Surrounded by lakes, rivers, forests and mountains that offer the best of the Newfoundland outdoors, you can golf, fish, and sail in summer, ski and snowmobile in winter!. Whether you are the rugged outdoors type, thrill-seeker or prefer a quieter pace Deer Lake has it all. The local attractions and easy access to the picturesque Humber Valley, spectacular and historic Northern Peninsula and scenic White Bay provide opportunity for everyone to have a memorable vacation.

Climate

Deer Lake and area has a micro-climate and enjoys a higher percentage of sunshine than any other place in the Province, except Goose Bay in Labrador, which is similar but colder in winter. Summers are warm and pleasant and the winters cold and crisp with adequate snow for skiing and snowmobiling.

Other Things of Interest

Deer Lake is home to an ice arena, two tennis courts, two softball fields, three playgrounds, two soccer fields, a golf course, an events field and much more. A new swimming pool and bowling alley. The town has a walking trail, and a Municipal RV and Day Use Park with a beautiful sandy beach. We are surrounded by a countryside that is an outdoor enthusiasts dream. The angling, hunting, boating, site-seeing, hiking, skiing, snowmobiling, and other opportunities are second to none.

 

To learn more about Deer Lake, please visit: https://deerlake.ca/