DESCRIPTION: Enjoy great views of the Great Salt Lake hiking to the highest point on Antelope Island. You'll see bison, lizards, breathtaking views, and colorful rocks along the trail. Visit Antelope Island ~ Utah State Park.
DIRECTIONS: From SLC, take I-15 northbound, take exit 332, Antelope Drive, turn left and travel west to Antelope Island State Park. Listen to 530 AM for park information. Take the Garr Ranch road on the Island, and slow down and watch out for bison. Look for a paved road on the right, which will take you to the trailhead parking area.
FEE: Entrance fee is $9 per vehicle.
MILEAGE: 3.3 miles to 6,596' Frary Peak.
- Intermediate ~ 3 miles from trailhead to Antenna Hill.
- Difficult ~ .3 miles from Antenna Hill to Frary Peak.
RESTROOMS: Are available at the park entrance & visitor center. There are none at the trailhead and few places of privacy on the trail.
DRIVE TIME: From entrance to trailhead allow 30 minutes. Allow 1 hour drive from SLC.
HIKE TIME: 3 1/2 hours to summit and 2 hours return to trailhead parking.
TOTAL TIME: From entrance gate & back ~ allow 7 hours.
RULES: no dogs allowed, no camping, and you must return by dusk or you'll receive a citation. Roads are gated off 1/2 hour after it gets dark.
GEAR: Desert hiking gear ~ extra water (including water in your vehicle when you return), energy snacks, fruits, sack lunch, hiking poles, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, and toilet kit. (TP, shovel, ziplock bag).