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Antelope Island State Park

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Address: 4528 W 1700 S, Syracuse, UT 84075-6861
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+1 801-773-2941
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06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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A beautiful park located on the largest of the Great Salt Lakes islands;...

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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We saw Bison and Antelope!

We were in SLC with a baby and this was a great way to take a drive on a cold wintry day. The bison came close to the car and a herd of antelope crossed the road in front of us... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in SLC with a baby and this was a great way to take a drive on a cold wintry day. The bison came close to the car and a herd of antelope crossed the road in front of us. We also saw furry balls in the trees, which turned out to be porcupines. Did not have a good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in early Jan 2017 in the hopes of spotting a bison. We had great success seeing around 100 bison including juveniles, a porcupine, 3 coyotes, a bald eagle, pronghorn antelope, deer, rabbits and a huge flock of ducks on the salt lake. The bison were very close to the road and even crossed right in front of our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have to pay to get on the island. This is a beautiful place left as it should be. There are buffalo wondering around and so many birds. You can wonder or stay on the trails. More to see than I ever thought! So many photo ops. The sunset is beautiful with the water!!! Go, you won't be sorry.

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Valdosta, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family went to Antelope Island and spent a little over half a day there. It had snowed several days before and the roads were in good condition for driving, especially if you are not used to snow. We saw at least 40-50 bison, several rabbits scurrying through the scrub brush, several mule deer (don't let the name fool you,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on a family road trip on our way to Zion to check out the Great Salt Lake for a couple of hours. The positives are you can float like never before with no effort and you may see some animals like buffalo and sheep. The negatives are the sand is hot and rocky and the water leaves... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Antelope Island is about an hour's drive north from downtown Salt Lake City and is the ideal spot to get an amazing panoramic view of the Great Salt Lake. The island is nearly 1400 feet above the lake at its highest elevation, but to reach that spot requires some semi-serious hiking. However, at the northwestern tip of the island, there... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We saw many bison and waterbirds. The landscape was magnificent: mountain, lake, mist above water surface. We also saw a guy proposing and it looked like she said yes!

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Hampstead, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

There is a strip of land they made to get you out to the island. There you will see plenty of bison, antelope and other wildlife, but do not approach them! It is a huge island but you don't need to see it all to see the animals.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I've lived in Utah for 40 years first time I've been to have been out to the island it was a great experience loved every minute of it coming out more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We were on our way to Yellowstone via Salt Lake City and were advised by the Utah Visitors Bureau that Antelope Island was a great place to see the Great Salt Lake. It is about a half hour north of downtown Salt Lake City. Once you exit the highway you turn west and travel through commercial and residential area then... More 

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