Pets are allowed but they must be leashed and owners are advised to be respectful to the wildlife in the area. There are a number of no-pet locations in the National Park. Make sure you adhere to the rules as to where animals are and are not allowed. The beaches along the shoreline that allow dogs are listed:
The park rules for pets include the following:
Pets must be on a 6-foot leash at all times. Owners may not tie up or leave their pets unattended. Owners must clean up after their pets and prevent them from being a nuisance to others or barking excessively. Never allow your dog to disturb the wildlife who make their homes and nest along the shore. During hunting season, owners and their pets must wear orange.
This is a large park that includes two information stations, showers at the Platte River Campground and restrooms in designated areas. You will want to check the schedule of events for activities within the park.