Visit Antelope Island

Visit Antelope Island
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Located in Utah, Antelope Island is known as the largest of the islands in Great Salt Lake, Utah. It is also one of the most famous state parks in Utah. In Antelope Island, visitors can try a variety of activities such as horseback riding, mountain biking, trekking and hiking, as well. The island also has a proverbial history as its first visitors came to the island by riding horses over 12 inches of the lake which is now known as the Fielding Garr Island. Antelope Island is also home to animals like:

  • Bighorn sheep
  • Pronghorn
  • Porcupine
  • American Bison
  • Bobcat
  • Coyote
  • Badger

Visitors of Antelope Island can also enjoy events in the area, such as:

  • National Birding Day, where you can go on a guided bird-walk where you can see different kinds of birds and also get to appreciate the beauty of the park more;
  • Sunset Hike in White Rock Loop, where you will be able to join some Park Naturalists in traversing the island via a 6-mile round trip hike. Not only that, but you’ll also be taught about the different flora and fauna in the Antelope Island, as well;
  • And, History of Sheep on Antelope Island, where you’ll learn more about indigenous sheep in the area, and also get to see how wool is sheared from sheep via some lessons. No need to worry because you would not see any sheep being sheared live.

Antelope Island is also popular for the many Precambrian and Paleozoic rocks that are prominent in the area. You will also be treated to alluvial grasslands, and see the Quartenary Lake deposits which is one good way of looking back at the past of Antelope Island. And, aside from what was listed above, you can do other kinds of activities in the area, such as:

  • Kayaking
  • Equestrian lessons
  • Powerboating
  • Canoeing
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Paddle-boating
  • Swimming
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Snow-shoeing
  • And Group Camping activities, as well. Wedding/Birthday Party/Convention Packages are also available for your convenience.

There is also a museum where you can get to learn more about the history of the island. If you want to have some fun under the sun, and want to spend great bonding time with your family and friends then it’s high time to visit Antelope Island. You’ll surely love time spent there.

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