Antelope Island and Davis County

Find some of the best views of the Great Salt Lake and Wasatch Front on Antelope Island. Just know when to go. From mid spring to early fall, a number of insects emerge, but the most fearsome of the bunch is undoubtedly the no-seeums, or biting gnats. Heavy use of bug spray can keep irritation to a minimum when hiking the trails. Here’s a handy FAQ list to prepare for a visit to the island. The island is bigger than you might think, spanning 20 miles long and a few miles wide, and you can easily spend 2 full days exploring the island’s trails and visiting the Fielding Garr Ranch.


On the mountainside, along the Wasatch Front, Adams Canyon, Farmington Creek Trail, and Kenny Creek Trail each offer a short day hike that is both beautiful and accessible to for Davis County residents.