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Address: Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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This 20,000 square mile lake, the second saltiest in the world, is also a...

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.

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Well worth the trip, even on a rainy day.

An amazing experience--the huge lake, snow-covered mountains, rugged countryside, a herd of bison. We also saw some antelope grazing in the bushes. It was off-season and the... read more

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Freeport, Florida
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

An amazing experience--the huge lake, snow-covered mountains, rugged countryside, a herd of bison. We also saw some antelope grazing in the bushes. It was off-season and the ranch was under renovation so we missed some attractions, but still well worth the minimal fee. Just be prepared for voracious gnats.

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Crossett
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This spot which has been written about for all of America's history is so interesting. Great views of it as you fly into Salt Lake capture the imagination. The views of the mountains and peaks at wildlife add to this adventure.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Trust me on this.....if you can get through the brine flies on the causeway this park is well worth the trip!!! The wild bison herds are magnificent!!! Highlight of our trip to Utah! E also saw mule deer and antelope. Definitely go to the Visitors Center before you venture out. Really unique spot and not to be missed on a... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's very easy to drive around the island and get amazing views of snow capped mountains, the lake, wild life, and downtown salt lake off in the distance. Great photo opportunities!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our visit to the Great Salt Lake. We walked around the lake and watched the birds. There was a different odor at the lake. Not really a bad odor, just different. There is a small visitors' center. There are a few souvenirs made from the salt from the lake. It was great to be able to say I... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love seeing the roaming bison and the lake is great to see up close. Not far from downtown and a great afternoon if looking for something different.

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have a car, head West on I-80 and head out on to the Salt Flats. It will take about 90 minutes to drive all the way over to Wendover (Nevada) but it is so flat they say you can see the curvature of the earth. I have to admit, I didn't check it out...but did go to Bonneville!... More 

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Sandy, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed visiting the Great Salt Lake. We also enjoyed leaving the lake area and getting cleaned up.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see Spiral Jetty, but spent most of the time awestruck by the lake itself. It was fantastic and beautiful. It's worth the trip to the jetty just to see the lake. I can only speak to the specific location of the jetty in terms of what the lake looks like, but I can't imagine there's a bad... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The smell of the Great Salt Lake is awful, it's best viewed from inside a vehicle rather than actually getting out of the car to see it!

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