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Fun Fall Activities in Burnsville, MN

When the summer starts to come to an end and the weather begins to cool down, the fun doesn’t stop in Burnsville! This fall, plan the ultimate getaway with fun-filled activities, thrilling outdoor adventures, and more. If you’re unsure where to begin on your trip planning here are the top 5 fun fall activities in Burnsville, MN to fill your next itinerary.

Go Fall Color Chasing

One of the best activities to do when fall begins is to adventure around the Burnsville area to see the beautiful changing of the leaves! As the area boasts gorgeous parks and outdoor areas, grab your pumpkin spice latte and go fall color chasing. Take the adventurous route by going for a bike ride in the parks of Burnsville or head to one of the area’s orchards to have the ultimate fall experience. There are a variety of ways to experience fall colors in Burnsville, to learn more click here.

Feed Your Inner Thrill-Seeker on A Bike Trail

There is no shortage of fall fun to be had in Burnsville. This fall, plan a trip to the area to experience the best trails that western Minnesota has to offer! Each trail in the area offers miles of both paved and unpaved paths perfect for riders of all skill level. For more information, here is your guide to mountain bike trails in the Burnsville, MN area!

Mountain Biking & Disc Golf at Buck Hill (and Grab a Drink at BUCK ’54 Bar & Grill)


Just because the snow melts on the mountain doesn’t mean the fun stops at Buck Hill! In the warmer months, you can bring your bike to Buck Hill to bike the trails or bring your discs to check out the new 18-hole disc golf course. Whether you want to experience the diverse terrain and elevation gains via 2 feels or a stroll, there are a variety of trails to ride and challenging holes which will test your skills.

After your ride or round of disc golf, head inside to enjoy the food and beverages at BUCK ’54 Bar & Grill. While the weather is still warm, enjoy your meal and drinks on the spacious deck that overlooks Buck Hill’s green hillside!

Hit the Links

Calling all golf lovers! The Burnsville area is home to some of the best golf courses in Minnesota. While the weather is still in our favor, grab your clubs and hit the top-class links for a round of golf. As our weather can change quickly, don’t worry – there are a variety of indoor golf options available. Check out the full guide to indoor and outdoor golf courses in Burnsville, MN!


Explore the Burnsville Parks

As winter is within our grasps, take in all the warm weather and sunshine you can get. This fall explore the Burnsville area Parks and outdoor recreation opportunities. For a day at the lake or the park, bring a picnic from home or visit one of the areas restaurants to get some take out. Some of these parks offer the option to go boating and fishing on the lake.

Burnsville is also the perfect home base for enjoying other major Twin Cities attractions like the Mall of America, Valleyfair, Minnesota Zoo, and so much more!

Photo Credit: Valleyfair

There is much more fun to be had on your fall getaway to Burnsville, MN. For more ideas, check out our website and events page to inspire your trip planning. For more inspiration, sign up for our newsletter for upcoming events, local tips, and more delivered directly to your inbox.

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