The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is inviting people to celebrate National Dog Day by bringing their pets along for a hike at Lake Minatare State Recreation Area in western Nebraska.
Hike with Hounds is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on Aug. 25, beginning at the park’s lighthouse. Organizers that that in addition to the hike, tips will be provided for people to safely hike with their dogs various parks and wildlands.
All socialized dogs are welcome as long as they are on 6-foot (2 meter) leashes.
The event is free, but a Nebraska park entry permit is required for vehicles. It may be purchased at outdoornebraska.org or at the Lake Minatare office.