Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area

Sign at SRA parking area.



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Coming to the park? Know the "key three":

  1. Plan ahead. Buy your vehicle permit in advance to minimize person-to-person contact. Record your confirmation number and place it on your car's dashboard. If you'll be skiing on groomed trails, buy your ski pass in advance too.
  2. Arrive prepared. Buildings and warming shelters may not be open. Dress appropriately for the weather, and bring extra supplies with you.
  3. Follow the rules. Continue to follow all COVID-related guidance listed in the Outdoor Recreation Guidelines. Pay attention to signs, stay home if you feel sick, try to recreate only with members of your immediate household, and practice social distancing--even outdoors.

The 385-acre Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) is open to the public for day use only. There are no facilities. Visitors can see portions of Greenleaf and Sioux lakes along with several wetlands. Good panfish and largemouth bass fishing. Sioux Lake is shallower, and supports significant waterfowl populations.


map of recreation area

From Litchfield, go 7 miles south on State Highway 22 then one mile east on County Road 18.


Virtual tour

Take a panoramic 360° or snapshot virtual tour of the state recreation area.

Passport Club stamp

The Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area passport stamp is located in the information kiosk in the parking lot of the DNR's Hutchinson office, 20596 Highway 7. For help, call 320-234-2550.