Deer Lake, located in Stevens County, Washington, is a spring-fed and snow-fed lake with approximately a 1,200 acre surface in the Colville River watershed. Water fluctuations are stabilized by a small dam that is managed by Stevens County under authorization of the Shoreline Management Act. The crystal clear water of Deer Lake reflects the beautiful mountain peaks and lush forests that are abundant in the area.
With the thick evergreen forest and water supply of Deer Lake creating bountiful habitats for the area, abundant wildlife can be seen from any vantage point around the lake. Moose, black bear, elk, mountain lion and deer frequent the area along with smaller game such as mink, bobcat, and coyotes. Bird watchers will be kept busy enjoying the many species of birds that call the area home. Don't be surprised to see a hawk, falcon or endangered bald eagle scanning the shoreline for an easy prey. Deer Lake is located in the Pacific flyby area where thousands of migratory b ... (read more about Deer Lake, Washington)