Many think that Lake Östra Silen is the loveliest lake in Dalsland Province. It is one of the larger lakes in the Dalsland Canal lake system full of exciting coves, islets, islands and bays. It is possible to take your boat through locks to Lake Västra Silen of the launch it at on of the many slipways in the lake.
Lake Östra Silen is a clear-water lake with both deep areas as lots of coves, islet and skerries. It’s enough to look at the map to understand that this lake is worth a visit. The settlements along its shores are tasteful and sparse creating a true wilderness feeling. The middle section is the widest and it is here that Trollön Island is found with on of the lake’s many camping sites. The island lies in the midst of the deepest sections of the lake boasting excellent stocks of mainly perch and pike. The stock of wild pikeperch is of high quality and you might find some Gullspång salmon and char to try your luck on.