A Minnesota Family Resort Near Detroit Lakes, MN

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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."

Lodging Options

East Silent Lake Resort offers some of the finest accommodation in Minnesota. Choose from traditional resort cabins, guest rooms and suites, or our new vacation homes which were designed with today's family vacation in mind. The accommodation is sprinkled throughout the quiet, wooded, 50 acre property. All of the cabins are in close proximity to crystal clear East Silent Lake.

Our new luxury lakeside homes have been built with features that today’s families desire. Designed with a unique “lock-out” feature, these units can accommodate small or large groups – all under one roof.

Whether you’re in the mood to fish, hunt for wildflowers or hike in Maplewood State Park, it’s all right outside your door. The gracious, comfortable interiors of these guest rooms and suites are designed to accommodate every mood.

Our 1-3 bedroom cabins are well-built and nestled next to the shore of the clear, sparkling East Silent Lake in central Otter Tail County. The cabins are newly updated, clean, and well spaced for privacy.


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.