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Plenty to do on Antelope Island this weekend
by SHAIN GILLET
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A KAYAK TOUR while watching the sun set over Antelope Island is just one of the many activities the island is offering over the Pioneer Day holiday. A cowboy Poetry Series, Fielding Garr Lecture and a Junior Ranger Program event have also been scheduled.  
Photo by Louise R. Shaw | Davis Clipper
A KAYAK TOUR while watching the sun set over Antelope Island is just one of the many activities the island is offering over the Pioneer Day holiday. A cowboy Poetry Series, Fielding Garr Lecture and a Junior Ranger Program event have also been scheduled. Photo by Louise R. Shaw | Davis Clipper
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SYRACUSE – Antelope Island State Park has a pair of activities for residents who want to head for the great outdoors after the Pioneer Day holiday.

A kayak tour in the lake will take place Friday, July 25, and a second Pioneer Day celebration will take place on Saturday, July 26.

A Kayak Tour: Life on the Lake event will start at 7 p.m. Friday. Kayakers will get to watch the sunset from the lake while also learning about the uniqueness of the wildlife there.

For more information or to register for the kayak tour call 801-721-9569. Kayak rentals are being made available from Gonzo Boat Rentals and Tours at 801-698-6288.

The tour will end at 9:30 p.m.

On Saturday the island will hold a Pioneer Day Celebration with games from 12-2 p.m. A guided tour of the Fielding Garr Ranch and run from 3-4 p.m. 

There will also be a demonstration of wool processing by the Northern Utah Fiber Arts Guild from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information about the Pioneer Day Celebration call 801-649-5742. 

The island will also host four other events Saturday including a nature hike, a Fielding Garr lecture, a Junior Ranger program for youth ages six to 12, and a Cowboy Poetry Series.

An entrance fee into the park is required even if the events are free of charge.



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