Deer Run Subdivision is a popular subdivision located on the outskirts of Dexter in Webster Township. There are under 30 homes in Deer Run. Nestled along the banks of the Huron River, the Village of Dexter is a friendly town. The location is what makes this neighborhood. Benefitting from its rural location but not leaving residents to feel cut off as downtown Ann Arbor can be reached in a little over 10 minutes. Dexter is a very picturesque location with under 3,000 inhabitants that offers boutique shopping and restaurants as well as outstanding community parks, libraries and more! Dexter has grown over the last few years and has become increasingly popular as a commuter area for those working in central Ann Arbor. It is not short on culture either! Residents in Deer Run will be delighted to know that their children attend Dexter Schools.
Dexter is convenient to lots of fun and activity, for instance, Hudson Mills Golf Course and Hudson Mills Metropolitan Park. No matter which way you go, you’ll find yourself surrounded by plenty of biking, hiking, walking and cross country ski trails. Independence County Park has fun for everyone with swimming, fishing, boating, biking, disc golf, and bring your roller blades along and
ride the paved pathways. Take Jennings Road north to the park off Territorial towards US-23 expressway. These parks are some of the best in the state. Here are some of the other plans the recreation committee for Dexter has in the works. Read the entire Recreation Report – skim through to page 28 for walking trails planned for Dexter, Michigan.
The Portage Lake Chain of lakes is within minutes, just north on Dexter-Pinckney Road. If you like Sailing – then visit the Portage Yacht Club which is on the chain as well. Fishing on the Huron River is also very popular for anglers.
Dine out at the Red Brick Kitchen and Bar, a great place to stop and enjoy a delicious meal as you travel home from work, shopping or a sporting event. Take in a play at the Encore Theatre in Dexter located behind the Dexter Bakery just off Main Street. Stroll downtown Dexter on the Walking/Bike Trail. Other great restaurants are Terry B’s, the Dexter Pub, Aubrey’s, the A & W, and check out the Dairy Queen on facebook in downtown Dexter. If you have a sweet tooth look up Mindo Chocolates.
Looking for the perfect gift for a friend who loves feeding birds; gardening; or has pets to care for, then stop in at the Dexter Mill. Check out your favorite new best seller at the Dexter Library – a state-of-the-art public library located along Mill Creek just off Main Street. Learn about the history of Dexter at the Dexter Historical Society. And did you know that Dexter, Michigan has their own Dexter Community Orchestra and Dexter Community Band so join soon if you are musically inclined. The Ann Arbor Country Club is located between Dexter and Ann Arbor. Downtown Ann Arbor is only a 20 minute drive away.