June Events Antelope Island
by Michelle Croft - Park Naturalist
(Antelope Island State Park)
Sunset Hike @ Buffalo Point. June 5.______________________________OAS Star Party
Join park naturalist for a guided hike up our .4 mile trail to the top of Buffalo Point. We will gather and watch the sunset before hiking back to the parking lot.
Bring a light for the hike down if you wish. 7:30-9 pm.
Call 801-721-9569 for more information or email
. June 12.
Bring a telescope or just your curiosity and join Ogden Astronomical Society for a presentation and some star viewing. Program starts at 8 pm. Must be on park by 9 pm as gate will close.
Come and gaze into galaxies, explore planets and learn about our universe.
Meet at White Rock Bay site 6.______________________________Junior Ranger Program - Saltwater
. June 12.
Learn why the lake is salty, what lives in the water, and try your hand at floating in one of the saltiest lakes in the world.
Call 801-721-9569 for more information or email email@example.com. Meet at Beach picnic tables 12-1:30 pm.______________________________ Naturalist Skills - Plant ID
. June 26.
Earn another stamp on your card as we explore the plants of Antelope Island. We will seek out different plant species, learn how to identify them using a guide, and find out some traditional uses.
Be prepared to taste, feel, and explore the plant life! Part of the Naturalist Skills series. Attend five programs and earn a free pass to the Island.
Call 801-721-9569 for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 1-3 pm. Meet at Visitor Center.______________________________Homeschool Program - Mammals of Antelope Island
. June 29.
What is a mammal? Who lives here on the Island? Touch and explore some mammal furs, find out how you and bison are related, and go on a hike to find tracks and sign. Science-based curriculum-driven program open to all elementary age homeschool students. Homeschool students receive discounted rate upon entering the park.
Reservations are required and can be made by calling 801-721-9569 or emailing email@example.com. First come, first serve.