Welcome to the City of Deephaven!
Welcome to the City of Deephaven website! We hope you will find the information you need on city events, employees, services, regulations and anything else of interest in Deephaven on these pages. If you need assistance navigating this website to find the information you need or have other questions regarding the website, please call 952-474-4755.
The City of Deephaven is located in Hennepin County and is approximately 20 miles west of Minneapolis, on Lake Minnetonka. The City has 89 acres of parkland - several parks, ice rinks, tennis courts, soccer fields and ball diamonds. Deephaven has six beaches (three with lifeguards).
The City of Deephaven was incorporated in 1900. It is a western suburb of the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, located in Western Hennepin County. Deephaven covers an area of 2.3 square miles (or 1,440 acres) with an estimated population of 3,677. It is essentially a residential city, with a small commercial area that primarily serves the local community.
One of Deephaven’ s chief attractions is Lake Minnetonka with its three deep-cut bays bordering the city. The points and peninsulas overlooking the lake provide some of the City’s most beautiful home sites, and the lake furnishes endless opportunities for year‐round recreational activities.
Summer fun is provided at six public beaches and two city marinas, which accommodates approximately 312 boats ranging in size from slender canoes to luxurious powerboats and sailboats.
Deephaven’s recreational areas include public parks, which contain tennis courts, baseball fields, platform courts, playground equipment, basketball courts and walking trails. Hiking trails and bike paths connect many recreational areas. During the winter, the trails are utilized for cross‐country skiing.
Deephaven is truly a haven when it comes to peaceful living and active recreation.