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State Park Events

Article Date: 
25 May, 2012 (All day)

May 28    Antelope Island Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering: Join us in celebrating the West in our Seventh Annual Cowboy Poetry and Music gathering at the historic Fielding Garr Ranch at Antelope Island State Park. Activities include dancing, wagon train, horseback riding, vendors and more. 801-649-5742 or

June 1 – July 31        Antelope Island Art Exhibit: Kelly J. Thurgood displays photographs and bronze statues of birds and wildlife of Antelope Island State Park. 801-725-9263

June 2  Antelope Island Daylong Events: Join us for a fun-filled experience learning about the history of bison on Antelope Island at 10 a.m. Stop by Bridger Bay Beach between 11 a.m. and noon to visit with a park interpreter about lake life and other fun facts. Microscopes will be on hand for viewing and discovering lake wonders. At 7:30 p.m., meet the park naturalist at the White Rock Bay Campground Trailhead for a 3.5-mile round trip hike up to Beacon Knob under the light of the full moon. We’ll talk about the wildlife of the island, the history of Beacon Knob and other nighttime topics. 801- 721-9569.

June 5 Antelope Island Transit of Venus - Solar Viewing: Join the Ogden Astronomical Society for a rare event when Venus passes directly between the sun and Earth. Stop by the visitor center anytime between 4:30 p.m. until sunset.