A Minnesota Family Resort Near Detroit Lakes, MN


East Silent Lake Resort is a Minnesota family resort located on a quiet country road in Minnesota’s Otter Tail Lakes Country. A long lane covered by a beautiful canopy of maples, oaks and birch leads to our comfortable lakeside cottages, guest suites and vacation homes.

It's the perfect place for a family-fun vacation or simply a quiet and relaxing getaway. Let our family help you begin “A Timeless Tradition."


Ownership Opportunities

 East Silent Lake Resort is now offering the best of both worlds – affordable lake home ownership with all of the lifestyle advantages of resort accommodations.

resort activities

You will enjoy the many East Silent Lake activities that our clear, sparkling lake has to offer such as, skiing, tubing, fishing, snorkeling, canoeing, swimming and boating. Children will love the variety of water toys available. Other fun activities include sand volleyball, basketball, lawn games, campfires, bird watching, biking and playing on our safe playground. The surrounding area provides our guests with many area attractions for the whole family with activities like golf courses, tennis courts, restaurants, antique shops, horseback riding and two beautiful state parks.

 We love children and we do our best at East Silent Resort to make sure that they have a safe and exciting vacation with lots of activities.

During our summer season, scheduled youth activities are offered each afternoon for ages 13-17 (approximately).

We offer a variety of family focused resort activities and social events.

Planning an event?

Planning a wedding, special event, conference, retreat or family reunion? East Silent Lake Resort can accommodate groups of all sizes. Our new lodge has quickly become one of Otter Tail County's most popular event destinations. We have a full kitchen offering an extensive catering menu and beverage selections. We also work closely with many local eateries and caterers and welcome outside vendors. Our staff will provide personalized event planning and management so you can relax and focus on the important things in life!

Groups of all sizes can be comfortably accommodated in East Silent Lake Resort’s meeting spaces.

From small, intimate celebrations to a party with a hundred people, East Silent Lake Resort provides the perfect setting and warm and friendly hospitality.

The Cafe at East Silent Lake Resort offers casual but delicious dining, using local ingredients and suppliers.