Jeremy Shaw stumbled upon the park ranger job 17 years ago. "I went to college not thinking I wanted to a park ranger," said Shaw. "But when a park ranger buddy of mine showed me around I decided to apply for a job and I got it."  Since then, Shaw has spent the last five years serving as the park manager at Antelope Island State Park and enjoys every minute of it. "My favorite part of working at Antelope Island is the fact that I get to interact with people all over the world," said Shaw. "That to me, is just amazing."   Park manager, Jeremy Shaw, of North Ogden walks along the boating dock at Antelope Island State Park on Tuesday, June 21, 2016.          

Jeremy Shaw stumbled upon the park ranger job 17 years ago. "I went to college not thinking I wanted to a park ranger," said Shaw. "But when a park ranger buddy of mine showed me around I decided to apply for a job and I got it."  Since then, Shaw has spent the last five years serving as the park manager at Antelope Island State Park and enjoys every minute of it. "My favorite part of working at Antelope Island is the fact that I get to interact with people all over the world," said Shaw. "That to me, is just amazing."

Park manager, Jeremy Shaw, of North Ogden walks along the boating dock at Antelope Island State Park on Tuesday, June 21, 2016.  

 

 

 Jeremy Shaw, left, of North Ogden jokes around with employee Susan Green at Antelope Island State Park. 

Jeremy Shaw, left, of North Ogden jokes around with employee Susan Green at Antelope Island State Park. 

 Jeremy Shaw looks out upon the Great Salt Lake after working on the park's boat engine at Antelope Island State Park.    

Jeremy Shaw looks out upon the Great Salt Lake after working on the park's boat engine at Antelope Island State Park. 

 

 Jeremy Shaw, right, and assistant park manager, Wendy Wilson discuss their plans for the day at Antelope Island State Park.

Jeremy Shaw, right, and assistant park manager, Wendy Wilson discuss their plans for the day at Antelope Island State Park.

 Born in North Ogden, Jeremy Shaw starts his duties as the park manager around 7 o'clock everyday at Antelope Island State Park.

Born in North Ogden, Jeremy Shaw starts his duties as the park manager around 7 o'clock everyday at Antelope Island State Park.

 Jeremy Shaw, left,  and long time volunteer, Dick Mabey, chat about the history of Antelope Island at the beginning of their shifts at Antelope Island State Park.    

Jeremy Shaw, left,  and long time volunteer, Dick Mabey, chat about the history of Antelope Island at the beginning of their shifts at Antelope Island State Park. 

 

 Jeremy Shaw was issued this belt buckle along with his park ranger uniform when his first got the job 17 years ago at Antelope Island State Park.

Jeremy Shaw was issued this belt buckle along with his park ranger uniform when his first got the job 17 years ago at Antelope Island State Park.

 Jeremy Shaw, right, unhitches the park's boat with deputy park ranger, Ryan Carter at Antelope Island State Park.

Jeremy Shaw, right, unhitches the park's boat with deputy park ranger, Ryan Carter at Antelope Island State Park.

 Jeremy Shaw uses binoculars to check out a horse that was reportedly seen bleeding at Antelope Island State Park. However, the horse was not bleeding but just sunburnt.    

Jeremy Shaw uses binoculars to check out a horse that was reportedly seen bleeding at Antelope Island State Park. However, the horse was not bleeding but just sunburnt. 

 

 Jeremy Shaw, left, talks with a visitors at the visitor center at Antelope Island State Park.

Jeremy Shaw, left, talks with a visitors at the visitor center at Antelope Island State Park.

 Jeremy Shaw, right, jokes around with deputy park ranger, Ryan Carter at Antelope Island State Park.

Jeremy Shaw, right, jokes around with deputy park ranger, Ryan Carter at Antelope Island State Park.

 Jeremy Shaw, right, looks back at the Great Salt Lake at the end of his shift at Antelope Island State Park.   

Jeremy Shaw, right, looks back at the Great Salt Lake at the end of his shift at Antelope Island State Park.