2500 28th Street - PO Box 57 - Slayton, MN 56172

Outdoors & Recreation

Murray County is located deep in the Southwest Corner of Minnesota, were there are “acres of opportunity” and adventures to explore. We invite you to discover our rich history as well take advantage of our many natural resources, including water, wildlife, and beautiful prairie vistas. Murray County welcomes you to explore.

Lake Shetek
Fishing and Boating  
Murray County has several lakes to have fun on.  An abundance of fish in the 7 different lakes.


Hunting and Target PracticeHunting
Finding places to hunt in Murray County is fairly easy with approximately 65 State Wildlife Management Areas (WMA’s) and Federal Waterfowl   Production Areas (WPA’s) totaling about 9,000 acres. These areas are open to the public for hunting, trapping and wildlife observation. 


Did you know that birding is the number one sport in America? Come to Murray County and rent your birding kit today! 


Murray County ParksPark
There are plenty of parks in Murray County to explore.

TrailHiking and Biking Trails
Murray County offers miles of trails for walking, and biking.

Golf & Disc Golf                                     Golf
Murray County is home to three premier 9-hole golf courses. Disc or Mini golf more your style? No problem, we have those too!


Don't feel like swimming in the lake? Murray County offers both outdoor and indoor swimming pool options.