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Greenwood Lake

Greenwood Lake is a 25 acre impoundment found in Greenwood County Park, a Broome County Park, located about twelve miles north of the city of Binghamton.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1400 feet
Area: 25 acres
Shoreline Length: 0.75 miles
Length: 0.3 miles
Maximum Depth: 25 feet
Town: Nanticoke

Aquatic Plant Life:

A fair amount of rooted aquatic vegetation can be found scattered throughout the lake.


Greenwood Park. No private boats are allowed on Greenwood Lake. Row boats can be rented in the park from Memorial Day through Labor Day. For more information contact Broome County Park at (607) 778-2193, or by clicking on the Greenwood Park link under links leaving DEC's website in the right hand column.

Fish Species:

Rainbow trout, largemouth bass, black crappie, and pumpkinseed sunfish.


Rainbow trout are usually targeted in the spring and early-summer shortly after they are stocked. Some trout do survive the warm summer months. They can be caught during the winter by ice fishing with tip-ups baited with small minnows or jigging with spoons tipped with spikes, moussies or a minnow head.


Special fishing regulations apply.

Fisheries Management:

Greenwood Lake is stocked annually with 1,890 one year-old (8-9") rainbow trout. Ice fishing is permitted.

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