Great Salt Lake State Park


Upcoming Events- 2024

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National Kids to Parks Day- May 18th

Join us for National Kids to Parks Day!

Enjoy a day out at Great Salt Lake State Park. We will be hosting family friendly games from 10am-2pm

While the event is free, we do still ask that everyone pay the park entry fee.

2024 marks the 14th anniversary of Kids to Parks Day, an annual day of outdoor exploration at local, state, and national parks and public lands across the country. For more information on other areas doing events for Kids to Parks Day, check out

*Please make sure to go to the Great Salt Lake State Park in Magna, UT (Exit 104 off of I80). This event is NOT at Antelope Island State Park*

Special Use Permits

Special Use Permits are required for any events or activities beyond normal park activities.  Such activities needing a permit would include any commercial activity, athletic events, music events, bouncy houses, large groups, filming, fishing tournaments, etc.  An application and $10 fee is required at least 30 days before the event.  Additional forms may be required, such as a Marine Event Form, depending on the type of event.  The Park Manager will then review the application and determine if the activity can be approved with a Special Use Permit.  The Special Use Permit fee is $50.  Additional fees vary depending on the type of event and impact to the park and public.  Send Permit Application to

Link to the Special Use Permit Application:

Field Trip Information

Field trips must be approved by the Park, if inquiring about a Field Trip to the Great Salt Lake State Park please email