Caribou Lake - Deer Lake real estate is considered a limited supply market for lake homes and lake lots in Minnesota.
Caribou Lake is in Deer Lake, Minnesota, under 30 miles from Grand Rapids. For another big-city trip, Duluth is under 120 miles away.
The Range Regional Airport is under 60 miles away, and there are two hospitals under 25 miles away: Bigfork Valley Hospital and Essentia Health-Deer River. For international travel, the Duluth International Airport is under 115 miles away.
Caribou Lake spans 246 acres with a maximum depth of 152 feet, leaving plenty of room for recreation and relaxation.
The beautiful, clear waters are perfect for swimming, boating, fishing, watersports, and taking in the views. Many homes have docks, but a public access point is on the southwestern side of the water.
Anglers can find bluegill, hybrid sunfish, lake trout, largemouth bass, northern pike, rainbow trout, rock bass, smallmouth bass, walleye, yellow perch, white sucker, and common shiner.
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, Caribou Lake is a great choice!