No matter what the weather is like, bring out your adventurous side and take in the outdoors of the prairie by foot, bike or river. Excite yourself on the trails through Camden State Park or compete at your favorite sport at parks across the city. No matter what sparks your interest, you’ll be sure to cultivate the best outdoor experiences in Marshall.
Looking for fun for the whole family? AJ’s Family Arcade is home to an arcade, an 18-hole mini golf course and a go-kart track to let your competitive side free. Located at The Gym of Marshall, AJ’s Family Arcade will provide you with unique entertainment at an affordable price.
Located at Legion Field next to the Marshall Aquatic Center, the Boards & Blades Skatepark features three skate zones designed to accommodate all levels of skaters, bikers, and rollerbladers with 10,000 square feet of skating area. The park is a designated Tier 1 Skatepark, which has features with heights lower than 48 inches. Open from dawn to dusk, grab your helmets and start shredding!
The Camden Regional Bike Trail is a paved, multi-purpose recreational trail extending from Southwest Minnesota State University through Marshall to Camden State Park. From the trail head at Red Baron Arena & Expo, this adventure extends for 34 miles. You’ll even find some mountain biking trails at Camden State Park and at Victory Park in town. Check out the trail in the winter for snowshoeing or cross country skiing, but be sure to bundle up!
Need some sports entertainment? The Marshall Golf Club invites you to their hidden gem of over 6,600 yards of green. The course is made for all levels of golfers wanting to play 9 or 18-hole rounds. Take the day for yourself and let the staff at the golf club meet your needs and exceed your expectations. There are always things happening, including golf tournaments, couples’ nights, social events and fun golf leagues. If frisbee golf is more your style, check out the course at SMSU and compete with your friends and family. There is also a course located outside of town at Garvin County Park.
Calling all sportsmen! Southwest Minnesota is home to many walk-in access points for hunting, along with some great target practice locations. Check out Shooter’s Sporting Clays, where competitions are held throughout the year for clay shooting and target practice. If you’re more of an archery hunter, the City of Marshall welcomes you to the Marshall Public Archery Range, where you can target shoot with your bow and arrow for free. Check out all the opportunities Marshall and the surrounding area have for you and your adventurous hobbies.
Fun is just a splash away at the Marshall Aquatic Center, with a 190-foot water slide and three pools to entertain every age. Plunge into the diving well, swim laps or enjoy a leisurely dip with friends. For the younger set, play under the bubbler in the shallow pool, or check out the playground area. The Aquatic Center is available for private parties and corporate nights, and also features youth and family nights, along with open swimming.
Enjoy the outdoors of Marshall with a leisurely stroll through a park or bring the kids to run off some energy at the playgrounds throughout the city. Whether you want to play a quick game of one-on-one at an outdoor basketball court or practice your sand volleyball skills, one of Marshall’s parks is calling your name! Feeling more adventurous? Make your way out to Camden State Park, where trails and nature give you endless options of entertainment and experiences.
Looking for another way to travel town? Try a scooter! To start, download the Bird app from the link below. Find a Bird nearby, hope on & go! (These scooters are meant to be ridden in the bike lanes rather than sidewalks. And must be 18 years or older to ride.)
The City of Marshall offers a bike share program where you can rent, ride and return Trek bikes at no charge. Bikes are equipped with their own bike lock and helmets are available during checkout. You can pick up a bike at AmericInn, The Bike Shop, or at the Marshall Area YMCA. There are three bikes available at each location for you to rent for up to three days. Check out the city’s website for more information on renting a bike to use during your visit!