Antelope Island State Park

Bison Safety

Antelope Island State Park is the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy hiking, camping, bird-watching, and taking in the awe of Utah’s largest free-roaming bison herd.

Due to the large population of bison on the island β€” varying from 500-700 depending on the time of year β€”it is quite common to encounter these animals along roads, trails, and fields.

In the last 10 years, about 4-million people have visited Antelope Island State Park. Within that time there have been five reported incidents involving visitors and bison.

Please remember that while photos and videos are fun things to have and share, they are not worth risking your safety over. Always remember to follow these bison safety tips when visiting Antelope Island State Park.