Bison Roundup info

 
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Bison Roundup Each year, the Utah State Parks allows volunteers to help round up more than 600 bison on Antelope Island, the largest island in the Great Salt Lake. There is no limit this year to the number of riders allowed. Registration information will be available at www.stateparks.utah....


By Hugo Martín // 07.03.09
 

Bison Roundup

Each year, the Utah State Parks allows volunteers to help round up more than 600 bison on Antelope Island, the largest island in the Great Salt Lake. There is no limit this year to the number of riders allowed. Registration information will be available at www.stateparks.utah.gov beginning in mid-August.

Dates: The Bison Roundup will be held Oct. 31 to Nov. 2.

Cost: $25 per person to register for the roundup; $9 for park entrance; $13 to camp overnight on Antelope Island.

Horse rental: R&G Horse & Wagon Outfitter at Fielding Garr Ranch rents horses for the Bison Roundup at $250 a day, which also includes a guide and lunch. For reservations, call (801) 726-9514 or (888) 878-8002.

Directions: From Salt Lake City, take Interstate 15 north to Exit 332, then go west on Antelope Drive 8 miles to the park entrance.