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“Beautiful vistas and lots of free-range bison”

Antelope Island State Park
Ranked #1 of 8 things to do in Syracuse
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We took an afternoon ride out to Antelope Island and it was lovely. The Great Salt Lake is beautiful to look at (although not to smell), and the surrounding landscape is equally gorgeous. We saw lots of bison and the setting sun cast amazing colors on the surface of the lake. Well worth the ride and the price of admission.

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Did a sunrise hike partway up the Frary Peak Trail and were rewarded with gorgeous sunrise, the sky and surroundings changing colors by the minute. The smell that others talked about was intense but was very localized. We drove through it in about 2 minutes. Definitely worth dedicating the morning or more to seeing this natural wonderland!

1  Thank Gretchen K
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

If you are visiting SLC, and like to take in nature then go check out Antelope Island State Park. The drive there is beautiful as you got through a stretch to the island where you can see the salt flats.

The Island itself is great for a drive around, or you can even do some hiking or swimming.

4  Thank Santiago M
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great half day trip. The landscapes and view of Salt Lake are very interesting. The old ranch was worth touring. It must have been very desolate at the turn of the century.

1  Thank James M
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Antelope Island State Park is a great place to view some local Animals and learn about Utah History at the Fielding Garr Ranch on the South End of the Island. The visitor center is well presented. Take your time and explore the Island.

1  Thank Bradford W
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