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Antelope Island State Park

Antelope Island State Park is a recognized dark sky location in Utah for stargazing and astronomy activities.

It is designated by DarkSky International (IDS) as a Dark Sky Park, which is internationally recognized for preserving a dark sky experience.

Bortle

Antelope Island State Park is rated Bortle Class 2.

Type

As a U.S. state park, various camping options may be available, including frontcountry camping, dispersed camping (boondocking), and backcountry (backpacking/primitive) camping. Also, electric bicycles are allowed on all trails (motorized and non-motorized). A permit may be required.

Birding

In addition to being known for its dark skies, Antelope Island is also known for its birdwatching, with many different species of birds that habitate there.

For more info, see their website. See also all dark sky places in UT.


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