LINCOLN – Enjoy a good meal or some fishing with dad on Father’s Day at a Nebraska state park.

Four state parks and recreation areas will hold events for the public on June 16 in celebration of Father’s Day:

— Danish Alps State Recreation Area: Join us for a Father’s Day fishing clinic at 10 a.m. Demonstrations on baiting a hook, casting, fish identification, and more will be presented. Bait and equipment will be provided.

— Fort Robinson: Enjoy barbecue ribs at the Father’s Day Buffet from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. No reservations required.

— Platte River State Park: Come hungry to the Father’s Day Buffet from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Reservations are not accepted; please contact the park office for more details.

— Ponca State Park: Treat dad to a made-from-scratch fish fry, including Dutch oven cobbler dessert, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call ahead for the menu and to make reservations.

A park entry permit is required for each vehicle entering the park. For more information, visit

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