Why This One Little Town Is Nebraska’s Best-Kept Secret
Tucked away in Brown County in the Sandhills is a little place that, unless you’re from the area, you’ve probably never heard of. Long Pine – with a population under 300 – is one of Nebraska’s best-kept secrets…though it was once one of the hippest places to be.
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Here’s what the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has to say about the lovely Long Pine State Recreation Area.
If you have fond memories of Long Pine – or memories of Hidden Paradise in its heyday – please be sure to share with us in the comments!
As a lifelong Nebraskan, Delana loves discovering the many hidden treasures of her state. She has worked as a writer and editor since 2007. Delana's work has been featured on more than a dozen websites and in Nebraska Life Magazine.
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