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Antelope Island SP, Salt Lake City: 11 reviews and 20 photos
For centuries Wasatch Indians visited this island frequently for it's game of fish and antelope. It was eventually discovered by the explorer John C. Fremont and Kit Carson in 1845, naming it Antelope Island. In 1848 Fielding Garr settled his family here which was stilll inhabited till the State of Utah bought the property in 1981, making a recreational park for all to enjoy. The island is surround by the Great Salt Lake beauty of inland sea. It has lots to offer the day tripers as well as those who want to venture in camping, biking (8 mile loop), wildlife viewing (antelope, deer, bobcats, coyotes and a huge variety of birds, sailing (marina), and hiking (many trails to enjoy). There is a very nice area for picnicing, bathrooms facilities, sunbathing, and should experience floating like a cork in the salt water. The island even has a eating establishment, but its only open during a certain during the seasons.
Here are other activities that you may interested in:
R & G Horse and Wagon, LLC
Guided horseback rides can be tailored for wildlife viewing, geology or bird watching. Reservations suggested.
Buffalo Point, Inc.
Experience Antelope Island on an open-air
amphibious duck! Try the Wildlife Safari or cruise
the lake on the Majestic Islander. Buffalo Point also operates a bistro on
Open Sat. & Sun. 12-5 pm
Great Salt Lake Adventures
Kayaking is an excellent way to explore the Great Salt Lake. Guides help you
learn correct kayaking techniques and offer insight into the Lake's past.
Fielding Garr Ranch
Ranch hours are 9 am - 5 pm
Address: 4528 West 1700 South, Syracuse 84075
Directions: 7.2 mile drive over the causeway.
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