PONCA, Neb. | Ponca State Park will hold its annual First Day Hike starting at 2 p.m. on New Year's Day.
The 1.28-mile guided hike runs on the Overlook Trail, beginning at the Tri-State Overlook. Participants will see views of the tri-state region, search for animal tracks and learn to identify trees in the wintertime.
A valid Nebraska state park permit is required, and hikers are advised to dress for the weather. Snacks, water, cameras and binoculars can be brought along, but the terrain is unsuitable for baby strollers.
For more information, call Ponca State Park at (402)-755-2284.