Amen Lake is in the town of Deer Lake, Minnesota, under 20 miles from Grand Rapids. For another big-city trip, Bemidji is under 90 miles away.
The Range Regional Airport is under 50 miles away, and the Essentia Health-Deer River is under 15 miles away. For international travel, the Duluth International Airport is under 120 miles away.
Amen Lake spans 214 acres with a maximum depth of 75 feet, the perfect size for recreation and relaxation.
Popular activities include swimming, watersports, fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, and relaxing on the shore. With no public access points, the lake is a private paradise!
Anglers can find black crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, northern pike, pumpkinseed, yellow bullhead, and yellow perch.
If you’re interested in learning the history of logging in this part of the state, head down to the Forest History Center. You can see a recreation of a white pine logging camp from 1900, listen to stories from loggers and forest service patrolmen from different eras, or get a bird’s eye view from a 100-foot fire tower.
Follow the yellow brick road to the Judy Garland Museum, where you can get a glimpse at the world’s largest Judy Garland and Wizard of Oz collection, including the world-famous ruby-red slippers from the movie.
If you’re getting hungry, you can check out the great restaurants that Grand Rapids has to offer, like Mitu Srilankan and Indian Cuisine, Donkey Taqueria, and Heritage Restaurant.
Whether you are looking for a family home, a full-time retirement home, or a vacation home, Amen Lake is a great choice!