Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area


(Day-use only while under development)


map of recreation area

Acres: 385. From Litchfield, in Meeker county, 7 miles south on State Highway 22 then one mile east on County Road 18.


Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) is open to the public. Recreation opportunities are limited to day use. No facilities are available at this time.

Visitors can see portions of Greenleaf and Sioux lakes along with several wetlands. Good panfish and largemouth bass fishing. Sioux Lake, being the shallower of the two lakes, supports significant waterfowl populations.

Take a virtual tour. It's a great tool to help you plan your next trip to the recreation area! Panoramic tour | Snapshot tour

The Passport Club stamp for Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area is available at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Area Office, 20596 Highway 7, Hutchinson, MN 55350 (320-234-2550, Ext. 3 Parks and Trails). You'll find the stamp in an information kiosk located in the parking area. Or you may also ask at the office.

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Visitor alert

Deer Management Hunt

There will be limited access to the park from 11/9 to 11/24 for a special permit hunt. The park will remain open, but visitors are strongly encouraged to wear blaze orange during this time. To learn more, please visit our hunting in state parks webpage.

(Updated Oct. 22, 2019)