World Migratory Bird Day at Steinaker State Park

Come celebrate World Migratory Bird Day at Steinaker State Park near Vernal. Join us for a hike, birding presentation, and dark sky events!

About this event

Steinaker State Park and the Division of Wildlife Resources are hosting an all-day celebration of World Migratory Bird Day on May 14, 2022, at Steinaker State Park near Vernal.


Event schedule

  • 8 a.m. - Morning birding hike highlighting the various birds that migrate to and call Steinaker home.
  • 1 p.m. - Educational birding presentation and discussion about various bird species that can be observed in Utah.
  • 8 p.m. - Dark sky tour of Steinaker State Park, which will include presentations on nocturnal wildlife, a scorpion hike, and other dark sky events.

Please complete a separate registration ticket for each of the events you would like to participate in throughout the day.


What to expect

  • If you are attending the bird presentation or the dark sky tour, please bring your own portable seating (e.g., camp chair, folding chair, or blanket).
  • All events will start at the park entrance station where you will be directed to the location of event(s).
  • The World Migratory Bird Day events are free, but there is a $10 day-use fee per vehicle to enter Steinaker State Park. Your annual Utah State Parks Pass is valid for park entry.

If you have any questions about the event please contact Amanda White, Steinaker and Red Fleet State Parks Manager, at (435) 260-2451 or [email protected]

US-191 Scenic Hwy 4335
Vernal 40° 31' 3.7632" N, 109° 31' 23.7108" W
Start date: 
Saturday, May 14, 2022 - 10:00
End date: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022 - 00:00