Spring Activities | Sandhills Motel & Glidden Canoe Rental

Posted by on Feb 20, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Spring Activities | Sandhills Motel & Glidden Canoe Rental

The temperatures are warming up for a beautiful season, which many of us having been looking forward to! Are you ready for spring? Springtime in the Sandhills of Nebraska is a wonderful time of year and there are many enjoyable outdoor activities that you can participate in!

When visiting Nebraska you can enjoy driving through Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway and experience the beautiful nature. In fact, Sandhills Scenic Byway has been listed as one of the highways to drive in 1,000 Places to see before you die. This scenic byway is a must see when visiting the Nebraska area. You may even see some wildlife along your journey. So, relax and take in the beauty of Nebraska today!

Spring is a wonderful time to visit! Nebraska has many outdoor activities to enjoy and the scenery of Nebraska is breath taking. So, if you are looking for adventure and fun outdoor activities, Nebraska may be your destination!

There are adventures waiting for everyone in the family when you visit Nebraska. The most common Nebraska activity is stock tanking! You haven’t taken in all that Nebraska has to offer until you relax floating down the Middle Loup River.

At Sandhills Motel & Glidden Canoe Rental you can enjoy fun outdoor activities that include:

 Stock Tanking- Stock tanking is fun activity that everyone can enjoy! The tank is between seven to nine feet and is designed for people who prefer to stay dry. The tank is safe and relaxing for an adventure down the river. You can choose  between a two hour and a five hour tank trip. Relax floating down the Middle Loup River. We have you park your vehicle at the end of the trip and we shuttle you to the start of the trip. We provide life jackets for your convenience.

Mark Davis Tanking 3

Canoe/kayaking- For those more experienced at navigating the rapids, we offer technical and exhilarating canoe and kayak trips on the Dismal River. The Middle Loup River is great for a more relaxed, easy-going ride aboard a canoe, kayak, or stock tank. With these two river ride options, all can expect to get what they want and need from this vacation in the wilderness.


Bird Watching- This is a must see Nebraska attraction! You can participate in viewing a ‘grassland dance,’ which are rituals between the Sharptail Grouse and the Prairie Chickens. The dance itself is presented on special grounds that are known as a “lek.” An expert on Sharptail Grouse and Prairie Chicken mating will     be on-site to answer any questions.


Come celebrate spring at Sandhills Motel & Glidden Canoe Rental! We have been praised for providing clean, comfortable Nebraska lodging for people visiting the countryside lying just beyond the town of Mullen. Whether you’ve planned a vacation around our popular Nebraska attractions or you’re just passing through, we are happy to accommodate you to the best of our abilities, ensuring a pleasant stay.

We’re open 24 hours for your convenience. In addition to providing the best in Nebraska lodging, we’re happy to assist you in planning the activities and excitement destined to become great memories. For more information visit our website at www.sandhillsmotel.com or call us at (308) 546-2206 or 1 (888) 278-6167