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Great Salt Lake

Salt Lake City, UT 84116
+1 801-259-1898
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This 20,000 square mile lake, the second saltiest in the world, is also a wildlife refuge attracting millions of migratory birds every year to the ten islands within it.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here twice as we were so mesmerized by the Great Salt Lake. Its crazy to see how the shore it so dried up for a long ways due to evaporation. You can get very beautiful pictures of the mountains in the background and...More

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The observation deck has a great view of the lake and the islands. The visitor center is packed with info about the lake and there's an interesting video that runs all day with lots of information about the lake and it's history. It's worth stopping...More

Thank dba_floyd
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been through Salt Lake City a few times, but never stopped anywhere. I insisted that we drive over to the Great Salt Lake, so we could say we had seen it. There were just a few people around, and a LOT of bugs,...More

Thank GrannyJules218
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fascinating place. The history is quite interesting. Go to Antelope Island for a beautiful and adventurous trip of the Great Salt Lake. See buffalo and other animals. A must do in the area

Thank Katherine W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is just amazing how large this salt lake is at the edge of SLC. The shoreline goes on forever and the sail boats and water was just amazing.

Thank IndySig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was drought when I visited it, but it was a unique experience walking in the salty sand until reaching the water. Offers a really nice view - makes you feel far from society.

Thank ZekeMarsh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Great Salt Lake is how Salt Lake City got the name. It's something you must have seen, despite that it can be somewhat a smelly experience. From downtown Salt Lake it's about a 10 to 15 minutes drive to go to Lake View Point...More

Thank ThomasEMM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spiders don't normally bother me... but WOW!! I've never seen so many spiders in my life! The lake was unimpressive. I wish had had more time to check out the other beaches because the marina is not worth your time. It stinks, there was trash,...More

1  Thank AutumnPerry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the trip out to the Lake from Salt Lake City. Took a tour out and had a great time. Inserting place and the mountains were gorgeous. Even brought home a couple of rocks to remember i was there.

Thank Donald I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We pulled off from the highway to view the lake, and it's so bizarre but neat at the same time! You have to walk a good 10 minutes to get to its shoreline (the lake has been slowly receeding), the little flies everyone talks about...More

Thank KelsieMoose
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24 July 2017|
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Response from 31rond | Reviewed this property |
Just travel west on I-80 from the airport. There are some beaches and also Salt air. Look for the signs off of the Freeway
Randy H
31 March 2017|
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Response from sonja c | Reviewed this property |
yes, very close. go to antelope Island. our go around to the south side of the lake, it's not that much further and check out salt air. the building isn't what it used to be, bit it's very pretty to photograph on the... More
13 February 2016|
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Response from marcopolo111 | Reviewed this property |
I would go to Antelope island, 20 min drive and ask the park office for the best seasonal spot