Antelope Island State Park

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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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* Antelope Island offers hiking, biking, camping and a look back at the prairie habitat of years gone by: American bison, antelope and other wildlife roam the island.
Pictured is Matthew Bezuidenhout, (then aged four) with a bream he caught all by himself at Antelope Island, Kariba.
Ivan Wilson's letter about this sort of behavior prompted further investigation, because although I have been victim of this mentality in the past (and a reason why I seldom frequent Antelope Island at Kariba), I could not believe the turn it seems to have taken.
After a little trouble with the battery terminals, we got going and headed straight for the bream nets on the Charara side of Antelope Island to try a bit of spinning.
On recent trips from Mutare (700km or so one way) I have gone to Antelope Island to do some leisure fishing, only to find all the good spots taken by people from Zambia who come often.
Many will have seen the herd of buffalo on Antelope Island at Kariba.
Gache Gache was our destination --after a quick stop at Antelope Island to drop a couple of bait blocks in anticipation of our return trip.
Then on Sunday the 17th February, 2013 and at Antelope Island at Kariba I landed what I know as an albino squeaker.
The next morning we went fishing at 6am to Antelope Island and we were catching lots of tiddlers.
We were in Kariba, Antelope Island and Charara over the last week-end of August 2012, and had a wonderful family trip.
Richmond American Homes of Utah Inc, a subsidiary of MDC Holdings Inc (NYSE:MDC), revealed on Friday the Grand Opening of Simpson Springs home-sites near Antelope Island in Syracruse, USA.