Summer Festival FAQ

What is the Antelope Butte Summer Festival?

The Antelope Butte Summer Festival is an all-ages fun festival that includes sanctioned mountain trail runs, several mountain bike rides and races, kiddie races and activities, music, food, beverages and all around fun. The Festival serves to help raise money for the re-opening of the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area.

If I purchase a race registration, do I need to purchase a Summer Festival ticket?

Race Entrants are given a Festival Ticket with their entry.

How much for the event?

$10 per person, with a maximum of $30 per vehicle.

Are Kids Free?

Yes, kids 12 and under are free.

Where can I buy my ticket?

Tickets are available online.

Are Dogs Allowed?

We prefer that you not bring your pets, but if you must bring your dog, please keep them on leash.

Is Camping Allowed?

Yes, and encouraged.  Camping at Antelope Butte is lovely, in a grassy, generally flat mountain meadow.  However, the campsites are not improved, and few, if any, are “pull through”.  Trailer campers reserving a spot for the summer festival should be capable of backing their trailer in from a gravel road. Both tent camping and RV camping (no hook-ups) is available. The meadow is spacious and can accommodate many campers, but please, minimize your footprint.  Tent spots are $10 for the weekend, RV/trailer spots are $40.

What kind of toilet and shower facilities are available?

Portable toilets will be available on site, but no potable water is available. Showers are available for nominal fee at the nearby Mountain Lodges (Bear Lodge, Elk View).

Will there be food available for purchase? Which meals?

Yes, food will be available all day Saturday, and Friday evening.  There is a pancake breakfast on Sunday morning.

Can I fish?

Fishing is allowed following USFS rules and regulations

Can I bring my ATV?

No, please leave your motorized toys at home.

Can I come just for Saturday?

Yes, but if you plan on drinking, we encourage you to camp out Saturday night.

Are there nearby hotel accommodations?

Bear Lodge, Elk View Lodge, and Arrowhead Lodge will have weekend lodging packages

Where exactly is the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area?

Located on Highway 14 at Granite Creek Cabin Rd., about 2 miles west of Granite Pass and 10 miles from Burgess Junction, 59 miles from Sheridan and 35 miles from Greybull. There will be signs.

Will there be alcohol at the event? Can I bring my own?

Beer and bottled water will be available for sale. Out of respect for the permit holder, and in the interest of helping re-open Antelope Butte, please purchase your beer from the vendors.

Will there be “quiet hours”?

Yes the hours of 11:00 pm to 6:00 am. This is out of respect for fellow campers and cabin owners.

Will there be waste disposal?

Yes, there will be recycling and trash cans available throughout the village and camping areas. Please be good environmental steward and utilize the recycling by the lodge.

Can we explore the lodge, out buildings, and chair lifts at the resort?

No, they are currently in disrepair. If you have questions regarding the project, and would like a closer look and explanation, please contact an Antelope Butte Foundation Board or Staff member.