Mitchell is the usual point of departure for Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, 30 miles north on Highway 29.
One of the area’s most unique businesses is Brown Sheep Company, which makes woolen yarn that is highly prized by crafters nationwide. (308) 635-2198.
Scenic Knolls Golf Course, a public, nine-hole course, is two miles north of the intersections of Highways 26 and 29. Camping is available, with electrical and water hookups. (308) 623-2468.
For more information on Mitchell, contact the Mitchell Chamber of Commerce at (308) 623-1523 or visit www.mitchellcity.net.