Deer Lake - Ishpeming Twp


Deer Lake - Ishpeming Twp, Michigan

Deer Lake real estate is regarded as a beautiful, but lesser known, market in Michigan for lake homes and lake lots.

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    About Deer Lake - Ishpeming Twp
    Located in Marquette County, Michigan

    Located only 16 miles from the shore of Lake Superior, Deer Lake spans over 900 acres. Locals have dubbed the lake as one of the last true wild sanctuaries in the Upper Peninsula.

    Deer Lake has a reputation for being a superb fishery for walleye and northern pike. Residents should be mindful that the lake is a catch-and-release only location. Deer Lake contains a public boat launch, and boating and fishing are the most popular water activities.

    Where Are All the Necessities?

    Deer Lake is just a short drive from all the necessities. The Sawyer International Airport is only 27 miles away, and UP Health System - Bell is only four miles away. Residents go to Jim Jubilee Foods, Super One Foods, and Dollar General for snacks and groceries.

    Explore Lake Superior

    Lake Superior is proudly known as the world's largest freshwater lake. It is 350 miles long, 160 miles wide, and has a surface area of 20,288,000 acres.

    Atop its rocky bluffs, you will have seemingly endless views of the water while waves crash below. The waters are slightly calmer at its beaches, where you can lounge, collect rocks, or birdwatch.

    Black Beach, also known as Onyx Beach, is a special place along the shore. Its black sands, rocky hillsides, and clearwater coves create a scene unlike any other.

    Visit Marquette

    Located only 18 miles from Deer Lake, Marquette is listed among the 10 best places to retire in the United States by CBS MoneyWatch.

    The Marquette Harbor Lighthouse is the oldest large structure in the city and a historic navigation beacon on Lake Superior. It was critical to the development of the Great Lakes iron ore trade.

    The DeVos Art Museum is part of the School of Art and Design at Northern Michigan University. The museum is free to the public and has a permanent collection of over 1,500 items.

    Presque Isle Park is a 323-acre forested peninsula that extends into the waters of Lake Superior. It's a beautiful spot for hiking, nature watching, biking, sunset views, and relaxation.

    Great Fishing, Beautiful Waters, and Fun Activities

    Living on Deer Lake offers it all: outstanding local fishing, access to Lake Superior, and weekend trips to Marquette. This is the perfect lake home location for lovers of nature and adventure.