Davis County, Utah

Buffalo Point sunset on Antelope Island

0.4 Miles Total - Out-and-Back Trail

Originally added by Carson Kennedy

This is a easy hike which leads to great views of the Great Salt Lake and has a stunning sunset. 

Pretty simple and straightforward hike up to Buffalo Point. You park at the parking lot right before the trail starts, where there are bathrooms and a small cafe to eat some grub. The hike itself is only .4 miles and is pretty simple, even though there is some elevation gain. When at the top, there are many rocks to climb to get amazing views of the Great Salt Lake and the sunset. Do not forget to stay on the trail be wary of snakes and to not disturb the buffalo, who can often times block roads and trails. 

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Chillin
Photography
Hiking
Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Lake
Picnic Area
Romantic
Scenic
Wildlife

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