Great Salt Lake

The Great Salt Lake is the largest lake on the West side of the Mississippi. There is no outlet in the lake, so the water has a very high salt content, making the lake a less popular place for boaters and perfect for SUP.

 

The Great Salt Lake is the largest lake on the West side of the Mississippi. There is no outlet in the lake, so the water has a very high salt content, making the lake a less popular place for boaters and perfect for SUP.

 

Bridger Bay Beach on the north end of Antelope Island is said to be the nicest beach on the lake and give stand up paddleboarders and easy launch into the smooth lake surface.

 

Location

In the Great Salt Lake, west of the town of Layton, about 41 miles north of Salt Lake City.

Directions: Take Exit 332 off Interstate 15, then drive west on Antelope Drive for 7 miles to the park entrance, then another 7 miles across a narrow causeway to the island.

Contact Information

Antelope Island State Park

4528 West 1700 South

Syracuse, UT 84075

(801) 773-2941 Entrance Gate

(801) 725-9263 Visitor Center
Seasons/Open Hours
Open year-round
July - Mid-September - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm
Mid-September - October 1 - 7:00 am to 8:00 pm
October 2 - Mid-November - 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
Mid-November - February - 7:00 am to 5:30 pm
March 1 - May 1 - 7:00 am to 8:00 pm
May 2 - June - 7:00 am to 9:00 pm

Visitor Center and Fielding Garr Ranch Hours:

April 15 to September 14 - 9 am to 6 pm

September 15 to April 14 - 9am to 5 pm

Holiday Closures: Thanksgiving and Christmas

Entrance Fees

$10 Day-Use per vehicle

$5 Day-Use for Utah senior residents

$3 Cyclists and Pedestrians

Camping Fees:

$15 initial night; $12 proceeding nights for single

$30 initial night; $24 proceeding nights for group

$75 Annual Day-Use Pass (causeway pass is separate)

$35 Senior Adventure (annual) Pass

 

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