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View east from Antelope Island.Antelope Island State Park

Antelope Island State Park
4528 West 1700 South
Syracuse, Utah 84075-6861
Phone: 801-773-2941 or 801-725-9263





This is Utah's largest state park and can only be accessed by boat or across a causeway. Wild buffalo and antelope are often seen. There are several trails that lead to excellent views of the Great Salt Lake and the Wasatch Front. Antelope Island is the largest island in the Great Salt Lake.

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28,022 acres


The base of the island is at 4,200 feet in elevation, with the highest peak at 6,596 feet.


The day-use fee is $7.00, which includes a$3.00 causeway fee; $3.00 per bicycle.


Open year-round; summer: 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; winter: dawn to dusk.


There is a Visitor Center, picnicking, group pavilions, boating, swimming, biking, horseback riding, and plenty of wildlife.


To reach Antelope Island, take I-15 to exit 335 (Syracuse/Freeport Center). Travel west nine miles west on Antelope Drive to the entrance gate.


Map Coordinates (NAD83): 41 00.992N; 112 12.505W


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Regulations and Precautions

  • Vehicles must remain on roads.
  • Use of firearms, slingshots, or fireworks is prohibited.
  • No animals are allowed on Bridger Bay Swim Beach.
  • Dogs must be on a 6 foot leash.
  • Egg Island is accessible August through February. It is a nesting area from March through July.
  • Do not approach buffalo. Buffalo can weigh 2,000 pounds and sprint at 30 m.p.h. They may appear tame, but are wild, unpredictable and dangerous.

Archaeological Resources Protection Act Hotline: 800-227-7286.

Antelope Island State Park, Utah.


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