Crystal Lake continues to lure campers

Courtney Hohlfeld of Pauline plays a game while camping with
family at Crystal Lake State Recreation area Friday
afternoon in Ayr.

AYR — JoAnn Campbell remembers the days when Crystal Lake Campground was riddled with tree branches and weed overgrowth.

The memorable images, however, couldn't be further from the tranquil, well-kept grounds that she encountered this Fourth of July weekend at the site.

"It's a great place to bring your family," the Columbus resident said. "The grounds are clear, the lake is cleaning up and the atmosphere is really quiet."

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