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Antelope Island State Park

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Open Now: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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See wildlife from the safety of your car

Fun to see the Antelope, Bison and other wildlife your car. Gar Ranch is the oldest house still on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
fishmister
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Syracuse, Utah
Beautiful place to visit in Spring.

Beautiful place to visit in Spring. Green grass at the village and bison are on the fields. You... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sovannarac617
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Roy, United States
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A beautiful park located on the largest of the Great Salt Lakes islands; features lots of white-sand beaches, hiking and biking trails in addition to a variety of flora and fauna, including deer, bob cats, and of course, antelopes.
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4528 W 1700 S, Syracuse, UT 84075-6861
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Reviewed yesterday

Fun to see the Antelope, Bison and other wildlife your car. Gar Ranch is the oldest house still on its original foundation in Utah. It is on the south end of the island. Takes about 30 min to drive from the entrance booth to Gar...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fishmister
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful place to visit in Spring. Green grass at the village and bison are on the fields. You might not like the smell of the lake in Summer.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank sovannarac617
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a day trip to Antelope Island on a day off of school and it was a lot of fun. Even in the middle of January, with temps below freezing (and that wind off the lake is pretty frigid) there were so many things...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Melissa D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a friend who knows the area well. We were on horseback and what beautiful sites to be see. Awesome place. Loved the barns and old buildings.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank tearag2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Antelope Island was a great surprise for my wife and myself. The island is less than an hour north of Salt Lake City. We drove around this magnificent island taking in the spectacular scenery and incredible wildlife. We had a herd of buffaloes cross the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tom r
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took a quick weekend trip to Salt Lake area from the Midwest. We were told to visit the park because if the views and wildlife. The recommendations did not disappoint. We love adventure and for the $10 park admission spent a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

It was interesting to see and hear about how the "great salt lake" was formed and how it has changed. Staffing was not present it was just a timed repeating film narration. Seems like it is still being set up or developed not finished.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank banaggy
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Had a very nice fall afternoon here. Saw bison and coyotes. Tasted the lake; would have gone swimming in it if warmer. Some small hikes. Not crowded on a Saturday. Senior discount.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bill A
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Incredible views. It is hard to imagine that you are in the middle of a large body of salt water. Buffalo are everywhere and you need to leave them alone.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Cempazuchitl-19
Reviewed November 4, 2018

This is the second time I visit Antelope Island and probably not the last time. Fall is beautiful, you have clear air, nice colors and the bisons - one of the top attractions of the park - are more active.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Furqan M
June 22, 2018|
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Response from Beemer54 | Reviewed this property |
The park is open from 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. if you camp you stay overnight. But the gates are locked. Emergencies are the only exception.
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jfales
August 18, 2017|
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Response from mrjorgensen109 | Reviewed this property |
The majority of birds were by the lake. There were a lot of them in the shallow water. I would suggest early morning or evening.
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Edgar T
June 22, 2017|
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Response from Bill_K_Utah | Reviewed this property |
They have not been especially bothersome for me, and I am one of those people who attracts insects of all kinds. I recommend visiting on a breezy day--on those days, bugs will be at a minimum.
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