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An Old Memory

My parents stopped here when I was a little girl because we were huge race fans. Not sure how much... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Maybell, Colorado
Very cool!

We stumbled upon this accidentally--stopped to use the restrooms and then were amazed when we saw... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Winnetka, California, United States
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A dry, open area near Lake Bonneville known for car racing.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rest area” (34 reviews)
“speed week” (24 reviews)
“gas station” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Wendover, UT 84083
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My parents stopped here when I was a little girl because we were huge race fans. Not sure how much use this area receives any more regarding that venue, but it was a nice stop that wasn't much out of the way. BLM manages this...More

Thank sweetatr
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We stumbled upon this accidentally--stopped to use the restrooms and then were amazed when we saw the signage!! We watched people wade into the water a bit, then got back in the car and headed out to the actual Flats. My husband was tickled to...More

Thank Hawaii32
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Although it's quite a drive out if, like us, you're staying in Salt Lake City, it's certainly worth it to experience this amazing, unique place. After we drove out onto the flats we got out of the car and just stood there as we were...More

1  Thank stu_uk
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Bonneville Salt Flats are just west of Salt Lake City, so we're easy to get to coming from Reno. Apart from the history of speed records, it's just an amazing place: mountains on one side and and endless expanse of Salt everywhere else. You can...More

1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

I am not a car enthusiast but the salt flats was a cool place to visit. I have been to salt flats in other countries but to my knowledge this is one of the few places you can visit in the USA. I would not...More

Thank davis625
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

About 1.5 hrs drive from salt lake city. View the great salt lake on the way. Platform on right on way just before the entrance for a front on view. There was alot of rain so the ground was mushy. Could not get a car...More

Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The salt flats are very interesting. I have been a few times. I have not seen any speed trials What I enjoy is the solitude. I have been there when I was the only person around. The flats are so flat that you can curve...More

Thank bird1348
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I’m not much of a car buff, but I did finally get the chance to go out to the salt flats. The speedway event was not as exciting as I would have hoped. The salt flats are so long and barren, you cannot really see...More

1  Thank Jason W
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Always wanted to visit Bonneville, and managed it for my 70th birthday wow what a place if you like racing ,cars , motorbikes and anything on wheels with an engine then this is the place all the people we met were very friendly and the...More

Thank Ralph G
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We took an early morning run from Salt Lake City to come over to see the Salt Flats coming from Salt Lake City we turned off and headed out to the flats where a motorcycle event was taking place which was an added bonus. Having...More

Thank toad69
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marshton k
8 November 2017|
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Response from Beth C | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any signs posted saying you can't.
25 October 2017|
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Response from RUBEN A | Reviewed this property |
maybe. they do stage some events here, like the Bonneville Speed Week. To find out call the local Bureau of Land Management Office. Google Bonneville salt flats recreation area, BLM. the number is listed. call and a... More
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Response from misty_bee_Wyo | Reviewed this property |
I've been through the Salt Flats in November and they were bone dry. I was there last April, though, and they were completely covered in water as far as I could see. The water was about ankle deep or so, and I walked quite a... More