Antelope Island State Park

Roundup Rider Registration and Camping Information

Rider Registration opens September 1, 2016
Must have your own horse to participate.

Dates and Times:

Date:
Saturday, October 22, 2016 (note change from previous years. The push is on Saturday, rather than Friday)

Times:
Main park gate opens at 6:00 a.m.
Range Ride starts 9:00 a.m.
Mandatory Ride Orientation:  8:00 a.m. at the Fielding Garr Ranch.  All riders must attend the meeting in order to ride.

Saturday October 22nd will be the main push to move bison from the southern portion of the island to the handling facilities on the north end of the island.  You need your own horse in order to participate. Sunday, any bison left on the range will be moved to the handling facilities.  Please be aware that in recent years all the animals have been rounded up the first day.

Fees:

$50 per rider registration fee. The registration fee includes entrance to the park, a souvenir bandana, dinner and entertainment on Saturday evening.

No registrations will be accepted after October 10, 2016.  If not registered by that date, you will not be allowed to participate in the range ride.  No exceptions.

Cancellations made on or before October 19, 2016 will be issued a full refund.  Refunds will be made by crediting the same credit card.  All refunds will be handled through Regtix, please contact Regtix with any refund questions.  Cancellations made after October 19th will forfeit all fees.

Camping:

For those wishing to camp at Fielding Garr Ranch, you may check-in Friday, October 21, 2016 starting at noon.  The overnight camping fee is $30 per vehicle. A truck and camper is one vehicle; a truck and horse trailer is another vehicle. Each would require a separate camp fee.  This fee pays for Friday and Saturday nights only.  All campers must vacate the ranch by 2:00p.m. on Sunday.

Range Ride Agenda:

Friday, October 21st 2016

Noon-8:00 p.m. Camping check-in.
No access to the ranch after 8:00 p.m.
10:00 p.m.   Park gate closes; no entrance into the park.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

6:00 a.m.   Park’s main entrance gate opens.
8:00 a.m.   Mandatory Range Ride Orientation at the Fielding Garr Ranch.  All riders must attend this meeting in order to ride.
9:00 a.m.   Range ride.
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Dinner hosted by Friends of Antelope Island (Fielding Garr Ranch Barn)
6:00 p.m.– 7:00 p.m. Entertainment (Fielding Garr Ranch barn)
10:00 p.m.   Park’s main entrance gate closes.  You may exit the park at any time but will not be able to re-enter until the gate opens the following day at 6:00 a.m.

**Sunday, October 23, 2016 (IF NECESSARY)

6:00 a.m.  Park’s main entrance gate opens.
**8:00 a.m. Mandatory Range Ride Orientation at the Fielding Garr Ranch.  All riders must attend this meeting in order to ride.
9:00 a.m. Range ride.
10:00 p.m.  Park’s main entrance gate closes.  You may exit at any time.

** This ride will take place only if animals remain on the range, otherwise it is an open access ride day.

Chili Dinner Hosted by Friends of Antelope Island:

The Friends of Antelope Island, a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the visitors’ experience on the Island, will host a dinner on Saturday October 22nd from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Fielding Garr Ranch barn.  Although the dinner is free of charge, donations are gratefully accepted.  For information on the Friends of Antelope Island, contact Neka Roundy at (801) 451-3286.
Entertainment will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the barn.

General Information:

◦ Weed-free hay is recommended.
◦ No refunds will be given after October 19, 2016.
◦ Only registered riders may participate in the Range Ride.
◦ Riders must be at least 18 years of age.
◦ No dogs will be allowed on the trail, dogs must be leashed in camp.
◦ Camping is permitted in designated areas only.
◦ Any fire restriction in place at the time of the roundup will be enforced.
◦ Cultural resources on Antelope Island are protected and must not be removed.
◦ By order of the Davis County Sheriff, no alcohol will be consumed prior to, or on the trail. Violators will be asked to leave the island and may be issued a citation.
◦ A confirmation letter and ticket will be sent to the address you provide.
◦ Roundup memorabilia will be available for purchase at the ranch.

Tickets and Camping Tags:

Registration tickets and/or camping passes will be mailed to registered riders. Rider access to Fielding Garr Ranch will NOT be permitted without this ticket. No exceptions. Don’t forget to bring them with you.

Camping tags are PER VEHICLE. A truck and camper is one vehicle; a truck and horse trailer is another vehicle. Be sure to purchase enough camping tags for your needs.

Contact Information:

For questions contact Antelopeisland@utah.gov