Antelope Island State Park Loop

MODERATE 32 reviews

Antelope Island State Park Loop is a 7.3 mile loop trail located near Syracuse, Utah that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for trail running and mountain biking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
7.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
708 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

mountain biking

trail running

views

25 days ago

Awesome!

2 months ago

Nice and very easy trail.

hiking
6 months ago

A very unique place

6 months ago

Cool scenery but the bugs kind of ruin it. Be prepared to get eaten alive by mosquitos!

hiking
7 months ago

Amazing views especially if you go at sunset. Watching the sun set over the Great Salt Lake is really beautiful. Bison a few yards from the trail were a nice diversion from the sunset.

hiking
8 months ago

this place should really be named "bug island" or "bison island" instead. 3 car washes later, the SUV is still covered with dead bugs. >:/

8 months ago

Amazing island! Just watch out for those bugs. I went April 14th and it was in the 50s so the bugs weren't too bad. But I can't imagine it being tolerable with anymore

9 months ago

Amazing!

hiking
9 months ago

Beautiful hiking with lots of trails. Got a late start to the day- so while had only few hours to hike, had awesome sunset views over the lake as the sun was setting. Will absolutely go back again.
There April 2: mosquitoes were annoying at lower elevation, not so much the higher we climbed. Considering it was still getting into the 30s at night- I can well imagine bugs could be an issue in warmer months.
Saw plenty of buffalo, birds. No antelope sadly.
The geology of the island itself is fascinating. You can literally see/feel the the evolution of the island while walking.

snowshoeing
10 months ago

great for snowshoeing, and animal spotting.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Good trial

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Took the mountain bikes on this trail, it was a lot of fun

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Lots to see. Many trail options.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Great walk lots of deer and buffalo

hiking
Monday, October 12, 2015

A very visually interesting place to drive around and then get out and walk in a few places. Great for some landscape photography. I saw one buffalo and no antelope.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Not really much hiking but really fun for the family

scenic driving
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Pretty island, great views of the Great Salt Lake, fun hiking trails, but the bugs can be bad

camping
Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Absolutely beautiful island. The wildlife and the views of the lake are stunning. You can hike pretty much anywhere around the island and there are a few lookout points that are nice. Also a great place to bring dogs since it's so open.

However, do NOT go during bug season! I thought September would be late enough to avoid the bugs but I was wrong. I have never seen so many bugs! At night the swarms were so dense we couldn't do anything, including eat dinner or hang out outside of our tent. Would definitely recommend going when there are less bugs, maybe later in the season.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Antelope Island is a beautiful and unique place to visit. We were lucky in September and saw lots of buffalo and even a couple of antelope. The island has a certain romantic quality that comes across in photographs. We drove around the island stopping here and there to take pictures and makes for a nice trip for those who may have difficulty walking.

scenic driving
Thursday, August 16, 2012

We live 2 miles from the entrance and make it a point every summer to visit. It doesn't look like much but we enjoy the driving and taking pictures of the wild life out there. The kids always enjoy the small walk on "the beach", the museum, and and having buffalo burgers there.

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