Deer Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Deer Lake campground, located 20 miles northwest of Deer River off Highway 46, four miles west on Eagle Nest Road (FR 2198). The campground is located on the west shore of Cut Foot Sioux Lake and split into two separate loops. North Deer Lake has 17 sites; South Deer Lake has 31. A boat ramp is located between the loops and provides access via Biauswah Creek. A designated swimming beach is located at North Deer. |   Site Map

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Reservations- Address: 59829 Eagle Nest Road Deer River, MN
Reservations: Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-833-6777 or going to www.recreation.gov
Fees Use Fee/ $16 Night
Open Season: 5/1 - 10/14
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Deer River
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Operated by the Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Deer Lake Campground is located 20 miles northwest of Deer River off Highway 46, four miles west on Eagles Nest Road (Forest Road 2198).

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Activities


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Campground Camping

The Deer Lake campground, located on the west shore of Cut Foot Sioux Lake, is split into two separate loops.  North Deer Lake Campground has 17 campsites, while South Deer Lake has 31 campsites.  A boat ramp is centrally located between the two loops and provides access to Cut Foot Sioux via Biauswah Creek.  Cut Foot Sioux is known for it's excellent walleye fishing.  There is a sandy beach located in North Deer, with a smaller beach at South Deer.  The Cut Foot Sioux Trail runs along the campground's edge and provides access to the Simpson Creek Trail System.  Many sites are reservable and the rest are first come-first serve.  |   Site Map

No. of Sites48
Reservation Info1-877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov
Sleeping ShelterNo
No. of Accessible sites48

RV Camping

The Deer Lake campground, located on the west shore of Cut Foot Sioux Lake, is split into two separate loops.  North Deer Lake Campground has 17 campsites, while South Deer Lake has 31 campsites.  A boat ramp is centrally located between the two loops and provides access to Cut Foot Sioux via Biauswah Creek.  Cut Foot Sioux is known for it's excellent walleye fishing.  There is a sandy beach located in North Deer, with a smaller beach at South Deer.  The Cut Foot Sioux Trail runs along the campground's edge and provides access to the Simpson Creek Trail System.  Many sites are reservable and the rest are first come-first serve.  |   Site Map

CorralsNo
No. of Sites48
Reservation Info1-877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov
Size RestrictionsNo
No. of Accessible sites48

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