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Antelope Island State Park

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Where The Buffaloes Roam

Antelope Island was a great surprise for my wife and myself. The island is less than an hour north... read more

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tom r
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
The Views are amazing!

My husband and I took a quick weekend trip to Salt Lake area from the Midwest. We were told to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
JerriAL1
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Johnston, Iowa
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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

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 5 weeks ago 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
1  Thank JerriAL1
Reviewed 9 November 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 8 November 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 8 November 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 4 November 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
Thank Demeter33
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I was lucky to visit the island during bison roundup. It was a site to see. Either way, the island has amazing views everywhere you look.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

We fell prey to the promotional card found in a hotel that showed the beauty of this island. This island has some bison to view, a lake that is the victim of years of drought. The area smelled of decay and muddy land drying up....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Onthewater
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We spent a lovely day at Antelope Island State Park which is about 45 min north of Salt Lake City. I'll always remember the beautiful yellow, blue and white colors which were such a contrast to the national parks we visited near Moab earlier on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ann D
Reviewed 26 October 2018

My wife and I wanted to get a feel for the Great Salt Lake, and this fit the bill. Soon after crossing the causeway, we spent some time in the visitor center and learned a bit about the history of the island and how it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Furqan M
23 June 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
19 August 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
23 June 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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