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    Deer Run – Tyler, TX


    The Deer Run community in Tyler, Texas is a family-friendly place to live. With superior school systems and ample children’s activities, the neighborhood was built for families to feel comfortable.

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    Most of the Deer Run subdivision is still in the building phase with several lots available to purchase and build a home. However, many homes have already been built and are occupied in the gated community. Some homes or lots are built around the neighborhood’s lake while others have a view of the picnic area or pool.


    There are several elementary, middle and high schools available to Deer Run residents in Tyler, Texas. All the schools in the area continually receive positive ratings.

    Public Schools

    • Wise Elementary School (preschool to second grade)
    • W. L. Kissam Intermediate School (third to fifth grade)
    • Chapel Hill Middle School (sixth to eighth grade)
    • Chapel Hill High School (ninth to twelfth grade)
    • Wings School (eleventh and twelfth grade)

    Private Schools

    • Azleway Charter School (first through twelfth grade)
    • Smith Co. J J A E P School (first through twelfth grade)

    Children’s Activities

    There are several fun things to do as a family or with children and their friends in the Deer Run and adjacent communities. The Deer Run neighborhood itself has plenty of open areas for a pick-up game of flag football or outdoor birthday parties. Nearby in Tyler, TX there are plenty of organizations providing entertainment.

    Caldwell Zoo

    Close to Deer Run in Tyler, TX is Caldwell Zoo. The zoo is open year-round for visitation in groups or as a family. There is a petting zoo at the front, hiking trails, conservation centers that house endangered species, exhibits and endless educational opportunities available for everyone.

    Camp Deer Run

    In the summer months of June and July, Camp Deer Run offers camps for children 5 to 17 years old. The camp offers outdoor fun from horseback riding to swimming to zip lining. Camp Deer Run is a Christian-based non-profit summer camp. During camp, youth will enjoy crafts, swimming, quiet time and group activities such as relays or horseback riding.

    The Tyler YMCA is also nearby providing additional opportunities such day camps and sports lessons.

    Discovery Science Place

    This museum for kids features exhibits about science topics such as the earth and animals. There are camps available for the day, the week or just a parents’ night out year-round. Children will be able to learn with hands-on activities and to discover science phenomenon on their own at Discovery Science Place in Tyler, Texas.

    Other Attractions

    Deer Run isn’t just for children. The neighborhood lake allows for private fishing by Deer Run residents. There are also nearby attractions for adults and families. The Willow Brook Country Club is only a 10 to 15 minute drive from the Deer Run community and has an 18-hole golf course, its own croquet lawn (the only one in East Texas), six tennis courts and an Olympic size pool.

    Deer Run provides the best of the Tyler community. The gated atmosphere combines safety and beauty in a neighborhood built for comfortable family living.

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