You can also take your dog on a hike through the beautiful park. There are trails for miles that include lush greens, waterfalls, and challenging terrain. If you're not sure where to start, ask the ranger. You can also visit the campgrounds with Fido. For both trails and campgrounds, he must be on a leash no longer than eight feet, and of course, he can never be left unattended.
Unattended and unleashed dogs will be seized and you may be fined as the owner. If Fido happens to break away from your hold to steal a well-marinated steak from a neighbor or run off away after a fast-moving chipmunk and you cannot catch him, inform a park ranger right away.
At the dog designated beaches, Fido can make a splash and go for a swim without his leash. There are beaches for humans and beaches for dogs, and both are clearly marked so you know where you and Fido can go without disrupting the peace. There are also the picnic areas for you and friends to enjoy a lunch, the beautiful weather, and maybe share some cold cuts with Fido.
Like many state parks, the carry in, carry out policy is not only for your belongings, but Fido's as well. Make sure you clean up after your dog, whether he is on trails, the campground, or at the beach. The park is open year round. If you are a fan of the cold, you can hike as long as the park is open; however, you cannot hike if it has snowed.