An amphitheater, and later a removable cover, for group programs near the visitor center totaling nearly $100,000 sponsored by the Bill and Pat Child Foundation.
Future Learning Center
Under Development- An expanded and remodeled visitor center into a state-of-the-art Learning Center to enhance the history, science, and experience of the island for the more than one-million visitors who come to the state park each year including hundreds of school children. The State Legislature has already appropriated $1-million for design and engineering, and Friends and Davis County are working on obtaining funding for the estimated $12-million for construction and exhibits.
Several redesigned and rebuilt visitor center exhibits, and the purchase of antique tractors and trucks for the Fielding Garr Ranch.
Trail Access Chair
Friends purchased a “trail chair" to accomodate visitors who are unable to walk the trails and enjoy the beautiful vistas offered on the Island. This chair was the first of its kind in Utah and the western United States. This trail equipment is used frequently and at no cost to the user.
UNDER DEVELOPMENT is an archery range with sponsorship help from DNR Wildlife, Utah State Parks, Wilde Arrow Archery, Hoyt Archery, Easton, Utah Archery Association, Beehive Wasatch Bowhunters, and Davis County Tourism.
Beach shower decks and bulletin boards at Bridger Bay.
Three telescopes for visitors to use during star parties.
A refurbished brine shrimp boat and sailboat as walk-on exhibits.
Polygon picnic shades, day use shelters, campsite pavilion covers and trailhead vault toilets.
An observation deck near the corrals for watching the annual bison roundup.
A video, “Into a World of Wonder”, and large screen televisions and video equipment.