Crystal Lake State Recreation Area

7425 S US Hwy 281
Doniphan, NE 68832


Crystal Lake Recreation Area, located 2 miles north and 1/2 mile west of Ayr, NE, is a 33 acre park adjacent to the Little Blue River and features a five acre lake.

Primary Benefits
Flood control, road and bridge protection, outdoor recreation, and fish and wildlife habitat.

Area Highlights
The community of Lawrence provides gas, food, fishing equipment and swimming pool.

12 electrical campsites
50 additional non-designated campsites
2 shelters
4 restrooms
tennis court

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