The Remote Lake In Nebraska You’ll Probably Have All To Yourself

Just outside of Hay Springs, you’ll find one of northwest Nebraska’s most peaceful, remote lakes. While this lake has quite a bit of history behind it, nowadays you can escape to this little natural oasis for some true solitary relaxation. This recreation area is the perfect place to spend a peaceful day, and is an especially good spot if you’re into fishing. If you’re looking for a nature getaway in Nebraska, take a visit to this little remote lake – you might even have it all to yourself.

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Have you ever been to Walgren Lake? Was it peaceful? Did you have it all to yourself? Let us hear about your relaxing getaways in the comments, and don’t forget to then go share your nature photos with us in our Nebraska Nature Lovers group on Facebook, or by tagging us at #onlyinnebraska on Instagram for a chance to be featured!

Did you know that before this peaceful getaway was known as Walgren Lake, it was home to Nebraska’s Loch Ness monster? Yep, you read that right.