Antelope Island State Park

Antelope Island State Park


Location:In Great Salt Lake, accessible by causeway.
Facilities:26 campsites (2 @di), showers, modern restrooms (é), picnic areas, group pavilion, trails, swimming beach, horse rentals, food concession, gift shop, visitor center.
Activities:Camping, boating, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, wildlife observation, snowshoeing.
Special Features:Antelope Island is the largest island in the Great Salt Lake and the largest state park in Utah. It is the undisturbed home of bison, antelope, mule deer, coyotes, bobcats, upland game birds, and waterfowl.
Address:4528 West 1700 South
Syracuse, UT 84075

Phone:801-652-2043
Web: www.stateparks.utah.gov/park/index.php?id=AISP
Size: 28,022 acres. Elevation: 4,200 feet.

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The Tour of Utah used Antelope Island State Park as a starting point for its third stage in 2015 and plans to start a stage at Antelope Island again in 2016.
Antelope Island State Park, for example, offers guided tours of the historic ranch located on the island.
The County Commission and other prominent citizens rallied support from state legislators, and in 1967 the state purchased the northern 2000 acres of the island and created Antelope Island State Park.
Antelope Island State Park is the largest island on the Great Salt Lake, and is accessed by a 7-mile causeway.
Rising out of Great Salt Lake, the 28,000-acre Antelope Island State Park offers sandy beaches for frolicking in the lake's buoyant waters, a historic ranch that was one of the West's biggest, and rugged mountains for hiking and biking.
In Davis County, Antelope Island State Park, the largest island in the Great Salt Lake, makes for a perfect day trip.
Three years ago, excessive winter snows and runoff caused the waters of Utah's Great Salt Lake to rise, covering the causeway that linked Antelope Island State Park to the mainland.

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