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Greenwood Lake


Greenwood Lake

Greenwood Lake is located in the lower corner of Orange County and extends into New Jersey. This 1,918 acre lake offers a great variety of fish species including Walleye, Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Crappie and other panfish. Greenwood also offers the opportunity to catch a trophy Musky! Pure strain and Tiger Muskellunge are stocked annually.

Physical Features

Elevation: 630 feet
Shore Length: 68.8 miles
Surface Area: 1,918 acres
Maximum Depth: 57 feet
Mean Depth: 17 feet

Special Regulations

Special fishing regulations (leaving DEC website to official Fishing Regulations Guide vendor website) exist for Greenwood Lake.


The shoreline of Greenwood Lake is private. Anglers gain boat access through private marinas.

Fish Species Present

Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Chain Pickerel, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Muskellunge, Tiger Muskie, and Panfish.