The City Parks Department is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the City’s park system. Fairbury maintains four community parks  (City Park, Conrad Park, Crystal Springs Park and McNish Park) and together these parks encompass over 220 acres of parkland. 


Numerous recreational and community facilities can be found in each park, including but not limited to the City’s:

  • Community building (City Park)
  • Disc golf and Playground Equipment (McNish Park)
  • Crystal Springs Park  
    • Water at Crystal Springs Park was shut off for the winter season on October 28, 2019.
    • The lower section camping area will be closed through Spring, 2020 for the removal of trees and re-construction.  Camping will still be available in the upper area near the shower room facilities (6 spots) with electricity (30 Amp).
    • Fishing Areas - Game & Parks stocked the center lake with approximately 900 trout on November 12, 2019.
    • Picnic and camping shelters
    • Our Town-Crystal Springs Video
    • Crystal Springs Park Improvement Project
      • Learn more about the Emerald Ash Borer
      • View Map of Tree Replacement Plan
      • Road Improvement
  • Playground equipment
  • Waterpark (City of Fairbury - see webpage on the left navigation bar)