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Ponca SP and Danish Alps SRA to offer outdoor summer programming

LINCOLN, Neb. – Families can enjoy outdoor recreation and education at a series of events to be held this summer at Ponca State Park and Danish Alps State Recreation Area.

Led by park naturalists, events can include outdoor activities such as kayaking, archery and fishing, and environmental education on outdoor topics ranging from outdoor survival to park wildlife. Guests will enjoy valuable hands-on learning opportunities for all ages, as well as an enjoyable time spent outdoors.

Ponca State Park holds programs daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day; during the rest of the year, events occur each weekend. Events at Danish Alps take place three Saturdays each month, now through Sept. 2.

Activities are subject to change based on weather and staff availability. To learn more and see the full event schedule, visit the Nebraska Northeast Parks Facebook page or Calendar.OutdoorNebraska.gov. A park entry permit is required.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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