The Town of Deer Lake is strategically located in the Humber Valley, at the intersection of the Trans Canada Highway, the Great Northern Peninsula, and just a short distance from beautiful White Bay. Deer Lake is an ideal staging point for all your vacation plans.
Nestled against the shores of the beautiful lake from with the town derives its name, Deer Lake has outstanding natural attraction for all visitors to enjoy. A 1.9km walking trail along the north shore of Deer Lake offers spectacular views of the lake and it's sandy beach.
The mighty Humber River flows into the lake and provides some on the best salmon fishing that this province has to offer. The sandy shores of Deer Lake provide excellent availability for swimming, sailing, canoeing and kayaking. Camping lots are available at the Deer Lake Municipal Park and the Gateway to the North RV Park.
Located adjacent to the Deer Lake Regional Airport is the beautiful Humber River Golf Course, which offers a nine-hole course, clubhouse, power carts, and a driving range. The Newfoundland Insectarium is located in nearby Reidville and features a world-class collection of insect and arthropods as well as a butterfly house.
When it comes to winter tourism, Deer Lake is your hotspot for all the cool activities. From the large network of groomed and backcountry snowmobile trails to winter hiking, snowshoeing, and ice skating, Deer Lake has winter activities abound.
Deer Lake is also home to both the Humber Valley Strawberry Festival and Deer Lake Winterfest. The dates for the 2012 Winterfest Activities are February 24 – March 4. The 2012 Humber Valley Strawberry Festival will take place from July 20 – 22. Continue to check the calendar of community events on the Town of Deer Lake website for a schedule of events.
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. Whether you are the rugged outdoors type, thrill-seeker, or prefer a quieter pace, Deer Lake is awaiting your arrival and you will definitely "feel the energy building".
For more information on the Deer Lake Municipal Park telephone 709-635-5885 or check out the following web site: Deer Lake R V Park Website
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