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.
As of May 4, 2011 the area was transferred from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission to the Village of Ayr. The Little Blue NRD is providing assistance to the Village in various management aspects.
Recreation: Twelve campsites with electrical hookups, fifty additional non-designated campsites, two shelters, four restrooms, water wells, camping, grills, picnicking, swimming, playground and tennis courts.
Winter Sports: Sledding and skating.