"Early winter at Antelope Island...quiet, tranquil and bison on the move enjoying an ongoing meal. It’s also interesting that Antelope Island falls completely within Davis County and composes a good percentage of its land ( map ), … The trail is named after a small peak that sits all by itself at the top of the ridge, straddling the west and east sides of the island. ]   [ Introduction ]   [ Warning ]   [ Ratings This exit has a state park sign on the freeway. This hike is best to hike between November-March when the horseflies are gone for winter. wishing to visit Dooly Knob follow the spur trail north for 1/2 mile to the 5278' summit Make sure not to disturb any wildlife. Antelope Island State Park is surrounded by the Great Salt Lake. Frary Peak from near the trailhead on October 7 2007. the most outstanding 360° views 58", W112° 15' 16") for a wonderful Buffalo Burger. At 6.1 miles all told, this is a more strenuous hike than Dooley Knob, and ends with some rather steep and technical hiking. It's a short drive from Salt Lake City, but the park feels far removed from the city. , At the top, there is a stunning 360-degree view of the whole Great Salt Lake and Valley. The Great Salt Lake surrounds the island and it is the largest island in the Great Salt Lake. (REUTERS/U.S. The trailhead contains an information Frary Peak is the excessive level of Antelope Island, the biggest island within the Great Salt Lake, although, in occasions of low water, the island turns into a peninsula with a magnificent trail. contains no real obstacles. Frary Peak is the highest point on Antelope Island. , © Copyright 2000- The trails are full of nature- wildflowers, bison, deer, pronghorn sheep, bighorn sheep, waterfowl and other smaller animals. The park’s five year-round campgrounds operate on both a reservable and first-come, first serve basis. Antelope Island State Park is 25 miles north of Salt Lake City. Looking South from the summit of Frary Peak. Map produced 3/25/2014, by Utah State Parks and Recreation for planning purposes only. route. A GPS is a waste of time but I'll still supply the waypoints for image: snowbrains About Antelope Island: by Wikipedia. From the It provides outstanding views of the Great Salt Lake, Wasatch Mountains and several other islands. The upper slopes of Frary Peak as viewed from the north. (9). The peak is the highpoint on the left of the picture. Antelope Island offers some of the more unique hikes in the Salt Lake area and amazing views of the Wasatch Front. The hike is 6.16 miles round trip and scales more than 2100 vertical feet along the way. Antelope Island has no shortage of hikes. Hiking this in winter was a great idea. The island’s unique ecological and historical value has long been recognized, but for more than a hundred years it was privately owned and access was strictly limited. Aconcagua mountain itself has many routes, photos, and trip reports as children. Click for full size. From the radio tower the main trail drops to the west, 200-feet below the rugged So climbing a 5.7 with 22% body fat is way harder than climbing a 5.14 with 3% body fat." On I-15 northbound - take Exit 335 to Syracuse/Freeport. There are lots of opportunities for wildlife viewing. Frary Peak and the buffalo herd. Too bad you can't climb it. miles to where it ends at the signed trailhead. for this route is easy. … Dooly Knob Junction the Frary Peak Trail travels south and loops over to the west side of The Trail: At the parking lot. The ranch is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. What To Do At Antelope Island State Park Hiking at Antelope Island. Amazing hike!! There are great views in all directions, especially back east to the Wasatch Mountains. mining audit the trail snakes back and forth over the ridge offering new views with every turn as it climbs The USGS 7.5' Map titled "Antelope Island" is helpful. Antelope Island State Park Access Management Planning Team Jerry Adair, Real Estate Proprietor/Former Legislator, Riverdale Steve Bates, Wildlife Range Manager, Antelope Island State Park, Syracuse ... fawning from the north trailhead to the Frary Peak trailhead for approximately one month between May 15 and June 16 (actual … Climb-Utah map of Frary Peak. // end hiding ---> Frary Peak 6,596' Antelope Island Utah State Park Hiking Frary Peak is the highest point on Antelope Island. The audit is 1 1/2 miles from the trailhead an provides Optional Information: [ Homepage From the For example, theAconcagua mountain page has the 'Aconcagua Group' and the 'Seven Summits' asparents and is a parent itself to many routes, photos, and Trip Reports. Trail views to Sentry Peak on Antelope Island. This trail is exposed to the sun the entire way so water and sunscreen are necessary. After paying Antelope Island is home to free-ranging bison, mule deer, bighorn sheep, pronghorn (antelope), and many other desert animals. It got steep in the last third of the hike, but the view on the peak gives you a 360 degree look at SLC. Antelope Island State Park Images and Information: Antelope Island State Park was established in 1969 The park is 28,800-acre in size. This means turn left off the northbound exit and right off the southbound exit. Antelope Island, with an area of 42 square miles (109 km 2), is the largest of ten islands located within the Great Salt Lake, Utah, United States. the true summit, which is still 1/2 mile away. Utah's canyon country is famous for its enchanting, sun-burnt redrock. document.write(y0); The trail is in excellent condition to this point but deteriorates from here to The views are absolutely incredible, however, and seem to get better and better the farther … y0=today.getFullYear(); Lupine of Antelope Island. Frary Peak, the highest mountain on Antelope Island, is also home to the island’s most spectacular views. Overview. ]   [ Introduction ]   [ Warning ]   [ Ratings Steve Baker, Deseret News Frary Peak is the high point of Antelope Island, the largest island in the Great Salt Lake (though in times of low water, the island becomes a peninsula). This recovery also included a 2 hour time difference and a hassle at the car rental agency (Fox Car Rental, don’t do it). It is best in late fall or early spring when the biting bugs are not out. Hiking the Frary Peak Trail on Antelope Island Our first day in Utah was a slow-paced one, recovering from 3 am alarms to beat the traffic to NYC to catch a 6am flight. The lake is the last remaining part of a vast inland Pleistocene sea, Lake Bonneville. Year-round Interpretive opportunities round out the Antelope Island experience. Hike to Frary Peak on 12-6-20. Aconcagua mountain page is a child of the 'Aconcagua Group' and the 'Seven Summits.' About 600 American Bison (Buffalo) live on Antelope Island. October 7 2007. Antelope Island is a huge island in Great Salt Lake with lots of hiking and driving trails. Directions to Antelope Island. 4 h 23 m. Elephant Head is a trail located on Antelope Island State Park in Syracuse, Utah. With the change in climate, the lake began drying up, leaving Great Salt Lake, Utah Lake, Sevier Lake, and ]   [ Ethics ]   [ Feedback ]   [ Updates Base from USGS 7.5 minute quadrangles: Antelope Island, Antelope Island North, Antelope Island South,BuffaIo Point, and Plug Peak NE. View Frary Peak (Antelope Island) Image Gallery - 124 Images. On a clear day the view from the summit offers one of The parking lot sits at about 4520 ft in elevation and Frary Peak summit is located at 6,595 ft so you will be gaining about 2,075 ft in about a 3 mile trip (about 6 miles round trip) so be prepared to stair-master your way to the top and then back down to the bottom.. At the southern … At just only 7 miles round trip and 2,000' of elevation gain, you can stand on top of Antelope Island's tallest peak with amazing views of the island and the Great Salt Lake. the Fielding Garr Ranch. It is incredibly scenic, with beautiful shoreline and beaches, grassy plains, mountainous areas, and interesting geology. Frary Peak is the highest point on Antelope Island, a 42-square-mile island on the southeastern side of Utah’s Great Salt Lake. The trail winds across a few ridges and ends at Frary Peak, the highest spot on Antelope Island at 6,596 feet above sea level. of the causeway there is a gate. The trail provides outstanding views of the Great Salt Lake, Antelope Island and Wasatch Mountains. Antelope Island, on the other hand, is a shocking contrast to both, for it floats amidst the Great Salt Lake's ever-blue water. Travel this road for 5.1 miles and turn west (right) on the Hike all the way to the summit, or turn around at any point. Travel this road for 0.6 From the gate it is 0.3 miles until the road forks,