Utah or Mars? And Why Are There Bison?

Posted by on Nov 15, 2015 in mountain biking, photography, utah | No Comments

Off in the haze of the ever-shrinking Lake Bonneville (i.e. the Great Salt Lake), just west of Ogden, lies Antelope Island, a Utah state park home to a handful of bison, well-preserved shorelines, and some very old rock. It’s also home to some gut-busting sandy climbs, miles of fun and scenic singletrack, and epic desert landscapes reminiscent of Big Bend National Park. And Mars. At a whopping one hour and ten minutes from Logan, I’m a little ashamed to admit that today was only our second time there, but it certainly won’t be our last.

Just a quick trip out to the Utah coastline.

Just a quick trip out to the Utah coastline.

Photo courtesy of the mars rover.

Photo courtesy of the mars rover.

Enjoying the salty ocean air. I mean, the Great Salt Lake.

Enjoying the salty ocean air. I mean, the Great Salt Lake.

I'm pretty much out of captions. This place is awesome.

I’m pretty much out of captions. This place is awesome.

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Bison? Ogden. Ogden? Bison.

Bison? Ogden. Ogden? Bison.

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