Antelope Island State Park

Interpretive Programs and Special Events

2022 Events

Roadside Discovery
Stop and say “hi” whenever you see our Roadside Discovery banner throughout the park.  We’re checking out often overlooked creatures and features of Antelope Island. 
Contact tackley@utah.gov with any questions.
Park Impacts:  None

February 16
Sunset Hike
Meet at Buffalo Point Trailhead at 5:45pm for a short 1/2 mile hike to the top of Buffalo Point where we will watch the sun set across Great Salt Lake.  You’re encouraged to stay a few minutes more and watch the full moon rise over the Wasatch mountain range before hiking down by the light of the moon.  This is a family friendly trail, and leashed dogs are welcome.  This event is free- but regular entry fees apply.  Contact tackley@utah.gov with any questions.
Park Imacts: None

 

April 22-30
Dark Sky Week
We’re joining the International Dark-Sky Association, other Dark Sky Parks, Places and Communities to celebrate the night sky all week long!  Mark your calendars – a full event schedule is in the works!

 

August 6
Annual Spider Festival
More details to come about the 2022 event.

 

October Date TBA
Annual Bison Roundup
Come and watch over 200 riders on horseback round up the island’s 750 bison during the annual bison roundup. The roundup is an important part of the bison and island management.  More information to come.

Roundup Watch Party / Exposition
Join us in White Rock Bay starting at 10:30am to watch the team of riders make the final push leading bison into the corrals.
Contact tackley@utah.gov with any questions, or if you are interested in joining as an exhibitor.
More information to come.

 

November Date TBA
Working of the Bison
Join us at the bison corrals for an up-close (and safe) opportunity to see bison, and learn how and why they are managed.  
More information to come.

 

2023 Events
January 1
First Day Hike
Kick off the new year in a healthy way!  Join the park naturalist for a hike at Antelope Island.  
Meeting time and location TBA.
This event is free- but regular park entry fees apply. Contact tackley@utah.gov with any questions.
Park Impacts: None

*Come back often for updates on more events and activities.