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MURRAY COUNTY PARKS
Justin Hoffmann, Parks Director
Tim Kunselman, Parks Maintenance
Click HERE for an Special Event Permit for within our Murray County Parks system
Overnight Camping is available at our parks for the following fees:
- Lime Lake Park (Avoca) – 3 sites – $17.00 per night
- Seven Mike Park (Fulda) – 14 sites with shower and bathroom facilities – $17.00 per night. Wireless internet is available for an additional fee.
- Swenson Park (Current Lake) – 18 sites with shower and bathroom facilities – $17.00 per night. Wireless internet is available for an additional fee.
- Sundquist Park at West Lake Sarah – 14 sites – $17.00 per night. Wireless internet is available for an additional fee.
Seasonal Camping is available for the following parks from May 1 – October 1. A seasonal contract must be filled out and the camping paid for in full a the beginning of the season. Spaces are given out in a first come, first serve basis. For more information contact Justin Hoffmann at Murray County Parks at 507-836-1195 or 507-227-3925.
- Swenson Park (Current Lake) – 4 seasonal sites – $1,200.00 per site
- Seven Mile Park (Fulda) – 4 seasonal sites – $1,200.00 per site
- Sundquist Park at West Lake Sarah – 4 seasonal sites – $1,200.00 per site
CAMPING FEE PAYMENT
Seasonal camping fees must be paid in full at the time of the acceptance of the seasonal camping contract.
Regular overnight camping fees should be paid as soon as you secure a campsite. Pay envelopes are available from the camp hosts and should be filled out and deposited in the appropriate pay site at the campground.
You may also pay via the Murray County online bill pay system by clicking the button below. Calculate your fees for your stay, fill out the payment information, and select “Murray County Parks” as the Fee Type. In the Miscellaneous section, please indicate which park you are staying at and the dates.
Online payment is not considered a reservation for overnight camping. Our camping sites are given out, first come first serve, and payment for overnight camping is received after your arrival.
NO RESERVATIONS – camping at Murray County Parks is at a first come first serve basis
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.
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
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.
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.
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
|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
|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
|Lime Lake Park||
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
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
|Seven Mile Lake Park||
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
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
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.