Camp Jefferson is located 3 miles south of Fairbury on Hwy 8 and one mile west on Camp Jefferson Road. With its fully-functioning mess hall, the multi-purpose arts/crafts area, and multiple cabins for lodging, it is the perfect place to bring your group. Camp Jefferson offers many recreational activities including swimming in the pool, sand Read more [...]
Place Category: Lodging
(Take 3rd Street West to Frederick)
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Crystal Springs may be near Fairbury, but it is a world apart from city life.
The 73-acre park just south of Fairbury offers recreation and a variety of wildlife viewing opportunities in a location that is less than five miles from civilization.
Two spring-fed lakes and a third man-made pond provide fishing opportunities for visitors. A variety of fish, from large-mouth bass to catfish and blue gill, are available for catching at Crystal Springs. Trout have also been stocked.
Click Here for the local Fairbury bait & tackle shop.
Crystal Springs also includes campgrounds with RV hook-ups, picnic areas and playground equipment.
Birdwatching is also a main attraction of Crystal Springs, as many varieties of migrating birds have been seen at the park. Bald eagles have been seen at the park, attracting birdwatchers. Beauty and serenity surround you for a day or a week.
Rates: $10/night. (Honor system – Collection box located on the north side of the center lake)
Maximum Stay: 14 nights
60 sites available – first come, first served – no designated pads, can drive thru or back in.
Sites can accommodate tents to motorhomes.
All sites have electricity (30 amps) and water.
Water is available after danger of frost is past and electricity is on year round.
Showers, restrooms and fresh water are available April – October
Dump Station located in the Fairbury City Park at no cost.