Antelope Island State Park

Interpretive Programs and Special Events

November 2018

November 17
AI Fall Classic 50k/Half Marathon
This trail run is put on by Buffalo Run Adventures. Runners will be utilizing most of the backcountry trails, including White Rock, Split Rock, Buffalo Scaffold, Sentry and Mountain View Trails. The start and finish is located in the White Rock Bay Event Field.

Park Impacts: No trails or roads will be closed during this event. Expect increased foot traffic on the trails, and some vehicle access from White Rock Bay to Elephant Head.


December 2018

December 1, 2:00 PM
Identification of Historic Bottles
In honor of National Mason Jar Day, archaeologist Chris Merritt from the Utah Division of State History will present on identifying historic bottles. Dr. Merritt has become an expert on identifying bottles in Utah and will share some of his findings and knowledge at Fielding Garr Ranch. For more information, contact

December 8
National Letter Writing Day (Observed)
Relive the past (and still present) at Fielding Garr Ranch. Before social media, memes, cell phones, daytime talk shows, party lines, telegraphs, and typewriters, people wrote letters. See if you can read 1850s handwriting, browse some pages from home shopping catalogs, and write a letter of your own. We will bring the paper, pencils, and envelopes–postage not included. For more information, contact

December 15
Antelope Island Creature Quest

This program is for the kiddos, geared for kids in grades 3rd through 5th. Meet at the visitor center. More details coming soon!

Check back often for a list of other upcoming events.