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(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Visitors wade in the Great Salt Lake at Antelope Island at sunset.
Look to the past, look to the stars on Antelope Island
State park » History of Lake Bonneville is up first, followed by a Star Party.
First Published May 07 2012 11:20 am • Last Updated May 07 2012 11:20 am

Look into the past and look to the stars this week at Antelope Island State Park.

• The Life and Times of Lake Bonneville (Thursday, May 10, 3 p.m.): A park naturalist will recount the history of Lake Bonneville, the prehistoric lake that covered nearly 20,000 square miles, including Utah and parts of Idaho and Nevada.

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Antelope Island Events

The Life and Times of Lake Bonneville

When » Thursday, May 10, 3 p.m.

Star Party

When » Saturday, May 12, 8:30 p.m.

Where » Antelope Island State Park, 4528 W. 1700 South, Syracuse

Admission » $9/vehicles ($6 seniors 62+); $3/cyclists and pedestrians

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Meet at the Visitor Center Theater.

• Star Party (Saturday, May 12, 8:30 p.m.): Weather permitting, members of the park staff and the Ogden Astronomical Society will help you and your family gaze at the stars. Meet at White Rock Bay Day Use Area just before sunset to look at the sun through a Solar Scope. A 20-minute presentation about space is up next, followed by deep-space viewing.

Arrive no later than 8:30 pm — the park’s gate closes to incoming traffic at 9 p.m.

If you bring a flashlight, please make sure it has a red-colored lens.

Regular park entrance fees apply for both events. For more information call 801-721-9569.




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