MURRAY COUNTY PARKS

Justin Hoffmann, Parks Director
Bob Miller, Parks Maintenance

For camping information contact Justin Hoffmann at Murray County Parks at 507-836-1195 or  507-227-3925 or via email

Click HERE for an Special Event Permit for within our Murray County Parks system

CAMPING

Overnight Camping is available at:
Lime Lake Park – 3 sites
Seven Mike Park – 14 sites with shower and bathroom facilities
Swenson Park – 18 sites with shower and bathroom facilities
Sundquist Park at West Lake Sarah – 14 sites

NO RESERVATIONS – camping at Murray County Parks is at a first come first serve basis

RENTALS
Don’t forget to call Justin Hoffmann to rent the 4-H Community Building on the Murray County Fairgrounds for banquets, Graduations, Family Reunions and more.

OUR PARKS

Corabelle Park

 

Location:  1316 16th Street, Iona, Minnesota 56141

Site Description:   Corabelle Park is a relatively new park within the Murray County Park System.  It is located on the south side of Corabelle Lake just off gravel County Road 2.  The park is adjacent to Corabelle Lake.

Size:    Approximately 4 acres

Amenities:

  • Boat Landing
  • Dock
  • Picnic Shelter/Shed
  • Restroom Facilities (vault toilet)

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Railroad Park

Location:  440 North Mill Street, Currie, Minnesota 56123

This stunning museum/park is located north of Currie. It features many historic buildings to tell the story of early frontier life.

The Park/Museum is open to the public from Wednesday through Sunday from Memorial Day to Labor Day from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or available for private tours by appointment.

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Size:    Approximately 15 acres

Site Description:    Located on the northern edge of the City of Currie and bordering the Des Moines River, this park holds a collection of buildings, both, historic and reproductions, that help tell the story of the early history of the railroads in Murray County and southwestern Minnesota as well as the history of Currie and Murray County.  The center point of the park is the 1901 manually operated turn table that is on the National Register of Historic Places.  The site also serves as the trailhead for the Casey Jones State Trail.

Amenities:

  • Guided Tours
    • Original Currie Depot
    • Engine House
    • Original Section Foreman’s House, moved from Comfrey
    • Original District 1 “Sunrise” Schoolhouse, moved from three miles north of Currie
    • Original Currie Presbyterian Church, moved from City of Currie
    • Reproduction of the first County Courthouse
    • Reproduction of the Lake Shetek Mill
    • Original 1873 Neil Currie Store, moved from City of Currie
    • Original CMSt.P&O Water Tower, moved from Westbrook
    • Manually Operated Turntable – on National Register of Historic Places
    • Grand Trunk Western Railway Caboose
    • Veterans Memorial
  • Two Playgrounds
  • Restroom Facilities
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Gift Shop

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Forman Acres

Location:  30 Smith Lake Road, Currie, Minnesota 56123

Site Description:         This Park is located on the southeast side of Lake Shetek and is adjacent to Lake Shetek State Park.  Forman Acres can be accessed directly by hard surfaced County Road 37 and is just over an acre in total size.  Due to its close proximity to both Lake Shetek and the Lake Shetek State Park, Forman Acres has the potential to be used by large numbers of people.

Size:    1 acre

Amenities:

  • Boat Landing
  • Dock

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Lake Sarah East

Location:  0 Benjamin Road, Garvin, Minnesota 56132

Site Description:  Lake Sarah East is located on the east side of Lake Sarah off Highway 59.

Size:   1.6 Acres

Amenities:

  • Boat LandingDock
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground Equipment
  • Restroom Facilities (flushable – centralized sewer)
  • Recycling Shed
  • Grills
  • Benches

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Sundquist Park at West Lake Sarah

Location: 1410 211st Street, Garvin, MN 56132

Site Description:    Sundquist Park at West Lake Sarah is located on the west side of Lake Sarah off County Road 30 (hard surfaced).  There is limited park space available for overnight camping opportunities.

Size:    12.97 acres

Amenities:

  • Boat Landing
  • Dock
  • Swimming Area
  • Two Picnic Shelters
  • Playground Equipment
  • Multiple Restroom Facilities (vault toilets)
  • 14 Campsites (4 Seasonal)
  • Handicapped Accessible Fishing Pier
  • Dump Station
  • Campground Host

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Lime Lake Park

Location:  1998 Lime Lake Road, Avoca, MN 56114

Site Description:         Lime Lake Park is located on the south side of Lime Lake just west of the City of Avoca.  The Park has an ideal location being so close to the community and situated just off of hard surfaced County Road 6.

Size:    4 acres

Amenities:

  • Boat Landing
  • Dock
  • Fishing Area off Dam
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Restroom Facilities
  • 3 Campsites

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Marsh’s Landing

Location:  160 Valhalla Road, Slayton, Minnesota 56172

Site Description:         Marsh’s Landing is located on Valhalla Island on the west side of Lake Shetek.  The park is benefited by direct hard surface access via Valhalla drive from U.S. Highway 59 and is adjacent to the Valhalla Campground.

Size:    Approximately 1 acre

Amenities:

  • Boat Landing
  • Docks
  • Handicapped Accessible Fishing Pier
  • Restroom Facilities (flushable – centralized sewer)
  • Fish Grinder Cleaning Station
  • Recycling Shed
  • Emergency Dry Hydrant

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Seven Mile Lake Park

Location:  900 S Lafayette Avenue, Fulda, Minnesota 56131

Site Description:         Seven Mile Lake Park is located on the west side of Fulda First Lake and is adjacent to South Lafayette Avenue (within the City of Fulda’s corporate limits).

Size:    10+ acres

Amenities:

  • Boat Landing
  • Dock
  • Swimming Beach
  • Two Picnic Shelters
  • Playground Equipment
  • Ball Field
  • Multiple Restroom Facilities
  • 14 Campsites (4 Seasonal)
  • Campground Host
  • Fishing Pier (Handicap)
  • 2 Sand Volleyball Courts
  • Dump Station

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Swenson Park

Location:  2199 State Hwy 91, Balaton, MN 56115

Site Description:    Swenson Park is located on the east side of Current Lake off MN Highway 91.

Size:    13.53 acres

Amenities: 

  • Boat Landing
  • Dock
  • Two Picnic Shelters
  • Playground Equipment
  • Restroom Facility (vault toilet)
  • 18 Campsites  (6 Seasonal)
  • Dump Station
  • Recycling Shed
  • Campground Host
  • Bath/Shower Facility
  • Disc Golf Course

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Aeration Maps

The following lakes in Murray County are aerated.   The map indicated the approximate location on the lake where the aerators are in operation and are marked with THIN ICE signs.