Murray County Offers a Great Lifestyle

Looking for the good life? You’ll find it in Murray County Minnesota

Over 8500 residents (as of 2020 census) call Murray County home, and for good reason! This quiet farming area boosts more to to than many larger areas, but we enjoy life without the traffic and congestion, unemployment, crime and pollution seen in most metro areas.

Highlights of Murray County

Lake Shetek State Park
Off County Road 38, north of Currie The park contains the largest lake in southwestern Minnesota, which forms the headwaters of the Des Moines River. Expect great fishing for walleye, northern, crappie, and bullheads. Loon Island, a 45-acre island on Lake Shetek.

Slayton Country Club
Slayton Country Club

Golf Courses: Slayton, Fulda, Tracy and Westbrook 

Swimming Pools: Slaytona Beach West and Tracy Aquatic Centers (Seasonal) and Fulda Indoor Swimming Pool

Camping Facilities at Murray County Parks – Four (4) Murray County Parks have camping facilities: Lime Lake County Park Seven Mile Lake Park Swenson County Park Sundquist Park at West Lake Sarah Click here for more information on these and other Murray County Parks.  

Lake Life…Fishing, Boating & Recreation

SW Minnesota is home to over half a dozen beautiful lakes that provide excellent fishing, swimming, boating and recreational use. Not to mention, sunrises and sunsets that are always photo worthy! See pictures and learn more about Lake Life in SW Minnesota.

sunset on Lake Shetek
Sunset on Lake Shetek, Currie/Slayton, Minnesota

Outdoor Recreation

Murray County Speedway
Dirt track racing Friday nights

Currie Bike Trail 
Trail is a 6-mile, paved loop between Lake Shetek State Park and the city of Currie. 

End of the Line Park
End-O-Line Railroad Park and Museum is a twelve-acre historic site that features over thirteen historic buildings and structures dedicated to preserving and interpreting the early history of Currie, the Shetek area, and its 20th Century railroad history.

Hadley Buttermakers

Hadley’s amateur league baseball team, the Buttermakers, are known for their record seasons and providing summertime family fun for the entire family.