State park beaches to be open for dogs


The Ohio Department of Natural Resources announced that beaches in state parks throughout Ohio will be open as dog recreation beaches through May 18.

Dogs under control of their owners that are in the designated “dog exercise areas” are allowed off their leashes while the designation is in effect.

In Northeast Ohio, participating state parks are: Findley State Park, Geneva State Park, Guilford Lake State Park, Jefferson Lake State Park, Lake Milton State Park, Mosquito Lake State Park, Portage Lakes State Park, Punderson State Park, Pymatuning State Park and West Branch State Park.

On May 19, the parks will resume regular operating hours.

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