Antelope Island State Park in Utah is on the shore of the Great Salt Lake. In addition to beautiful scenery, visitors to this park can expect to see bison, mule deer and other wildlife. The pictures below were taken in early April, the haziness of the day added to the impact of the views. From certain vantage points it seemed like an alien world.

Great Salt Lake shoreline seen from hill at Antelope Island State Park

The bison at Antelope Island are not truly native, they were introduced in 1893. The original 12 animals have now multiplied into a herd of 550-700.

A bison wanders alone toward the lake while a mule deer stays in the surrounding brush

Published by jimr77

Recently retired, loving life in northern Minnesota

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