Deer River Travel Guide

Deer River is a city in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 930 at the 2010 census. U.S. Highway 2 and Minnesota State Highways 6 and 46 are three of the main routes in the community. Deer River is home to the world's largest Wild Rice Festival.Deer River has a site on the National Register of Historic Places, the Itasca Lumber Company Superintendent's House, built in 1904 by the leading lumber company in the area.


Arial Photography of Deer River MN Filmed with a DJI Spark Drone on July 21st & 22nd 2018

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City of Deer River

Welcome to Deer River, Minnesota a City for all seasons and Gateway to Chippewa National Forest.

Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce’s core purpose is to advocate for the business community and provide leadership, communication and support.