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Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Antelope Island By Moonlight Plus Kayak Great Salt Lake

Two fun events are on the schedule for Antelope Island and the Great Salt Lake.

The 20th annual Antelope by Moonlight bike ride is set for July 19 – under the full moon. It is billed as “The Funnest Bike Ride of the Year.” The kayak tour on the Great Salt Lake provides one of the best opportunities ever to see birds in their natural environment.

Utah State Parks provided the information below.

Kayak Tour: Birds Of Great Salt Lake
Join park staff for a morning kayak tour from 9:00 am to 11:30 am and discover some of the wonders of this amazing lake, including the millions of birds that come through here each year to nest, rest and fuel up for their autumn migration. Space is limited and registration is required. Register online at antelopeisland.utah.gov. Kayak rentals are available from Gonzo Boat Rentals and Tours by calling 801-698-6288. Entrance fees apply. For more information call 801-721-9569 or visit the park website.

Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride
The Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride is back! Join us for the 20th annual family friendly, non-competitive bike ride at Antelope Island State Park, in the middle of Great Salt Lake.

The ride starts July 19, 2013 at 10:00pm (check-in starts at 7:30pm) at the White Rock Bay and is lit by the full moon. The 24 mile route goes from White Rock Bay to the historic Fielding Garr Ranch and back.

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