People Used To Flock To This Tiny Nebraska Town To Experience Its Healing Mineral Waters
By Delana Lefevers|Published February 15, 2023
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.
About 7 miles north of the tiny town of Merna are the only mineral springs in Nebraska. Back at the turn of the 20th century, when mineral bath spas were all the rage, some enterprising men planned to build the area up into a resort around the springs. It didn’t quite work out that way, but we now have this lovely recreation area to enjoy instead.