USFS issues friendly reminder about dog leash requirements

The U.S. Forest Service Juneau Ranger District is reminding locals this week that leashes are required at many local recreation sites.

All dogs must be on a leash at all times at the following developed recreation sites: Auke Village Recreation Area, Auke Village Campground, Lena Beach and the Mendenhall Lake Campground.

The leash requirement also applies to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center parking lots and areas surrounding the facilities, including the areas of Photo Point, the Nugget Falls Trail and the areas between these trails.

This requirement specifies physical restrictive control using a leash that is no longer than six feet.

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