While the fall season means saying goodbye to tanking adventures down the river, we still look forward to the beauty of the changing season year after year. In the Sandhills of Nebraska, fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year and the perfect opportunity to visit your friends in Mullen! Take a look at some of our favorite fall activities, and revel in the beauty of the autumn colors at the various scenic locations through the area.

Although the warm weather is gone, the fun doesn’t have to stop. So plan your next fall trip to Mullen Nebraska, and add these recommendations to your to-do list!

Hondo Lanes Bowling Alley

As the evenings get colder we often venture indoors at night, but that doesn’t have to mean sitting on the couch at home! Located on 202 South Washington Avenue, the Hondo Lanes Bowling Alley is great fun for people of any age. Enjoy some food and drinks while competing in a friendly game the whole family will love!

Nebraska National Forest Bessey Ranger District

With over 90,000 acres of public land and three campgrounds, the Nebraska Sandhills offers ample recreational opportunities. Enjoy the beautiful fall foliage while ATV riding, hunting, hiking, fishing, and more! The three campgrounds are open to the public year-round and are a beautiful place to relax and unwind after a busy summer.

Dismal River Club

Established in 2006, Dismal River Club attracts golfers from all across the globe to the hills of western Nebraska. Joel Jacobs, a native of Mullen decided to expand the club in 2017 to include hunting, fishing, and a wide array of outdoor excursions.  In addition to world-class golf, the club also features five-star dining. With two 18 hole golf courses, and a wide variety of hunting and fishing packages, the Dismal River Club is a must see on your next trip to the Nebraska Sandhills.

Visit a Pumpkin Patch

Nothing screams fall like a visit to a Pumpkin Patch.  Lucky for you, there are tons of pumpkin patched around Nebraska for you and your family to enjoy. Vala’s Pumpkin Patch located in Gretna, Nebraska, is one of the most famous with over 55 acres of pumpkins planted every year! From caramel apples, to hayrides, apple picking, corn mazes, and more, a pumpkin patch is a great way to spend time with family and welcome the fall season. Learn more!

Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway

Our favorite thing about fall is watching the leaves on the trees change and fall. The Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway is considered one of America’s 10 most beautiful highways. Extending from Grand Island to Alliance, Hooker County lies in the middle of the highway’s two portal cities. So, gas up the car, buy some road trip snacks and settle in for a beautiful drive. Watch the leaves on the trees turn into beautiful shades of red and yellow, and keep your eye out for the many species of birds that migrate through the area. The Scenic Byway is a relaxing easy way to experience nature’s beauty from the comfort of your car.

Whatever you’re into, the Nebraska Sandhills have something for everyone!