Antelope Island State Park

Antelope Island State Park is a Utah state park on Antelope Island in the Great Salt Lake. The 28,800-acre (11,700 ha) park is in Davis County, Utah in the United States. It is open for year-round recreation and features an abundant wildlife population, including one of the largest free roaming herds of American Bison in the U.S. An effort to reintroduce Pronghorn to the park has been a success. Other animals at the park include Bighorn Sheep, Mule Deer and a wide variety of waterfowl, wading birds and small mammals and reptiles. The park, at an elevation of 5,308 feet (1,618 m), was established in 1969 when the northern portions of the island were designated as a state park. The Fielding Garr Ranch on the southern end of the island was added to the state park lands in 1981.


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... attracts tourists from around the United States and the World ... Bison are herded from the southern end of the island to holding pens on the northern end of the island. 150 - 200 head, are auctioned off in an annual sale that nets about $120,000 for the park ...

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