SYRACUSE - To protect sensitive bighorn sheep and pronghorn antelope habitat areas, two popular trails are temporarily closed at Antelope Island State Park.
From April 25 through May 20, the Frary Peak Trail at Antelope Island State Park is closed to the public throughout the bighorn sheep lambing season. Also, the Mountain View Trail, from the north trailhead to the Frary Peak Trail junction, is closed May 16 through June 10 for pronghorn fawning season. All other backcountry trails remain open to the public. To reach Antelope Island State Park, take Exit 335 off I-I5, drive west along Antelope Drive to the park entrance gate. April park hours are 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, and entrance fees are $8 per vehicle. For more information, please call (801) 773-2941.