Murray City Park

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Coordinates: 40°39′30″N 111°52′50″W / 40.65833°N 111.88056°W / 40.65833; -111.88056

Little Cottonwood Creek in Murray Park

Murray City Park (or Murray Park) is a public urban park located in and operated by the city of Murray, Utah, USA.

Features[edit]

Murray City Park's most recognizable feature is a large wooden sculpture of Chief Washakie, standing at the main entrance of the park on State Street and 5100 South.

There are numerous public facilities including an outdoor amphitheater, an outdoor swimming pool, an outdoor ice rink, an arboretum, a softball field, a soccer field, multipurpose fields, a gazebo, playgrounds, picnic sites with barbecue grills, hiking trails, restrooms, and five pavilions.

The Boys and Girls Club of Murray is located in the park.

The Park Center is a recreation center at the south end of the park with indoor pools, including a kid's splash pool with slides, a "lazy river" float area, and colorful play equipment. The center also has an elevated track, two full-size basketball courts, a weight room, and a cardio area and a game room. Child care is available for children ages infant through 12.[1]

Ken Price Stadium is a baseball stadium located at the park that hosts the Murray High School team's home games.

History[edit]

The park used to house the Salt Lake County Fairgrounds, until newer facilities were built in South Jordan.

External links[edit]

Map of Park

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Murray City Park at Wikimedia Commons