Northern Lights Resort & Campground


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Vince & Cheryl Prososki

Phone: (218) 758-2343

Toll Free: 800-758-3121

Fax: 218-758-2831

Email: nlr*AT*


Location 35387 Northern Light Trail Richville, MN 56576 Get Directions »


Dead Lake


  • Air Conditioning
  • Bait
  • Beach
  • Pontoon Rentals
  • Boat Motor Rentals
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Fire Ring
  • Fishing Guide
  • Game Room
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Pet-friendly
  • Recreation Hall
  • Reunion
  • Wi-Fi Access
  • Winter Availability
Open in the winter

Accommodations Rates:





seasonal sites

$2750/seasonal $570/month



Summer Wkly Rate Standard $1,235.00



Summer Wkly Rate Semi-Deluxe $1,325.00



Spring/fall packages starting at $650.00



Summer Wkly Rate Deluxe $1,405.00



Summer Wkly Rate $1,805.00



Spring/fall packages $825.00



Summer Wkly Rate $3030.00



Spring/fall packages $1,425.00



Full wks avail spring/fall at 25% off summer rate



$59/night or $295.00/week up to 4 persons



$59/night, $295/week

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Northern Lights Resort is a clean, fun, family, fishing, and vacation resort on a quiet, protected bay on Dead Lake. All ten of our modern housekeeping cottages have a lake view and are nestled in the trees with a park-like setting far away from the traffic and congestion of city life. We have (8) two-bedroom cabins, (1) three-bedroom cabin and (1) four-bedroom cabin. We have deluxe and semi-deluxe cabins as well.

Dead Lake has great fishing!!! For your convenience, you can purchase your fishing license, bait and gas at Northern Lights Resort. Northern Lights Resort also furnishes a fish cleaning house. If you just can’t wait to eat your catch, each cottage has a grill and picnic table. You can also share your fishing experiences each evening at the fire ring by each cottage and campsite.

We also have eight campsites with water & electric hookups. There is a dump station available. The campsite has a restroom/shower facility. Even the campground has soft water hookups.

New-11 seasonal campsites. Full hookup with 50 amp serivce. Each site can be rented by season, month or week.

There is a clean, sandy beach with stand up paddleboards, kayaks, paddleboats, inntertubes and a canoe free for our guests’ use. A new water trampoline and maui mat are to add to the fun at the beach. ¬†We have bait on the honor system and a clean fish cleaning house. We have a gameroom/laundry facility for our guests. We also have volleyball, horseshoes, puzzles, & board games free for our guests’ use. We have a store, gas, and licenses.

The entire resort has soft water with all the pots, pans, dishes, utensils, crockpot, electric hand mixer and bedding. Guests must furnish their own bath and kitchen towels and soaps.

We do allow pets on a leash. Rabies certificates are required for each pet.

Sundays during the summer weeks, we do an ice cream social. We offer ice cream cones or a cup of ice cream. Rootbeer floats available.

For more information, please visit our website at or call us at 1-218-758-2343. We would love to hear from you.

Winter Related

Our cozy warm 4 bedroom is open. It can be rented as 2,3 or 4 bedroom cabin which sleeps up to 16. Ice fishing, snowmobiling, downhill,cross country skiing, small retreat, crafting, quilting, scrapbooking etc Check website for special winter packages.

Family Related

We are a fun, family resort. Families return each year to further their memories and family bonding. Clean, modern cottages and 8 campsites allow for both venues of vacation. Pets allowed. Dock fishing, game room, protected bay,sandy beach, swim area.

Fishing Related

Dead Lake had 7,901 acres of fishery known for Northern, Walleye, Largemouth Bass, Crappies, Sunnies, Bluegill and bullheads. Protected bay gets you out most any time with lots of lake to check out. Dock fishing is great, too. Families, groups & couples

Campground Description

Four lakeside campsites and four lake view campsites. Each site includes soft water and electricity along with a dock space, picnic table, fire ring with bundle of firewood to start with and charcoal grill upon request. Level padded sites. Shower/bath house. Dump station. Free use of sandy beach, playground, Rave (water trampoline), Maui Mat, Stand up paddleboards, Canoe, Kayaks, inner tubes, paddleboats and all resort amenities.



New this year is our 3 night minimum during our prime time.
Spring/Fall packages – Monday to Friday or Friday to Monday. Fall/Spring full weeks 25% off of summer weekly rates.

Campground Specials

Four Campsites on the lake and four sites with lake view. Each site is level with a dock space. Book for 5 nights and get 6th and 7th night free.