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Crystal Spring

Crystal Spring flows near Hunter Creek, six miles east of Ava. It flows from beneath a ledge of Roubidoux sandstone at an altitude of 920 feet. It is the highest spring in the Bryant Creek/North Fork basin, with flow above 10 cubic feet per second. Its flow is around 12.7 cfs, or 8,190,000 gallons a day. 

The spring opening is in a pool formed by a dam. The spring was formerly the power source for an ice plant and lights for a nearby resort. Today, Crystal Spring is a commercial hatchery and fishing spot.