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Great Salt Lake State Park

Salt Lake City, UT 84116-0658
+1 801-250-1898
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“bison” (20 reviews)
“antelope island” (26 reviews)
“honor system” (4 reviews)
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Salt Lake City, UT 84116-0658
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"bison"
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"antelope island"
in 26 reviews
"honor system"
in 4 reviews
"coin operated showers"
in 2 reviews
"great viewing"
in 2 reviews
"bad smell"
in 3 reviews
"western hemisphere"
in 2 reviews
"pronghorn deer"
in 2 reviews
"bridger bay"
in 2 reviews
"water level"
in 3 reviews
"visitor's center"
in 9 reviews
"salt lake"
in 14 reviews
"pack a lunch"
in 2 reviews
"vantage point"
in 2 reviews
"gift shop"
in 8 reviews
"taking photos"
in 2 reviews
"entry fee"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I wanted to check out the lake but we were not sure where to go. A quick google search lead us the the Great Salt Lake Marina. The $3 entrance free was well worth it. They had a great viewing desk or...More

Thank Jamie W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With 90 minutes to kill before our recent flight out of Salt Lake City we decided to head out to this park. There is a $3 entry fee per car, that we paid inside the visitors center. The visitor's center is small but has a...More

Thank HockeyTravelGuy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

New visitors center which is small be informative. On cold or windy days you can view a movie about the area indoors and walk to the lookout for a spactacular view across the lake as well as watch the sailboats leaving and entering the marina.

Thank 571thalias
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We are Floridians and wanted to see the Great Salt Lake on our trip to SLC Utah. We went straight from the airport on a foggy day. Couldn’t see a thing. Didn’t even know there was a lake out there. We called the day we...More

Thank Melony W
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Of course, if you visit Salt Lake City, you have to go see the Great Salt Lake - and it is definitely worth seeing. And if you come at the right time of year to dip your feet in the water, so much the better....More

Thank HoleySneakers
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Had a little free time so drove out to the lake, only a 20min drive from where we were staying, would not recommend it. Was far to cold to do any water sports on the lake, was very dreary and a little bit depressing. Unless...More

Thank Keegan P
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

If you come to SLC, the Great Salt Lake State Park is a must visit. The area is beautiful and so full of history. Pack a lunch and spend the day

Thank Katherine W
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Because the Grest Salt Lake was recommended we drive out of Salt Lake City to view it. Was disappointed; glad didn't go as part of a tour. Expected to see various wild birds, not even 1 observed. No boats on the water either. I understand...More

Thank 5uwalum
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Went out here by Mini Bus Tour. Short trip out and well worth the ride. Got to see the Great Salt lake and it would of been a shame to travel 1,500 miles and not see it. Recommend going if you can. Even though it...More

Thank Donald I
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We had just arrived in SLC, and I determined that the drive from SLC Airport to The Great Salt Lake, was about 15-20 minutes away, so why not go to the Park and see The Largest body of salt water in the Western Hemisphere? I...More

Thank teresa c
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Hope6482
31 May 2016|
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Response from Matt G | Reviewed this property |
I'm not really sure what wildlife there is to see here. The park itself is pretty small, and other than some birds, I didn't see much of anything other than the lake while there.
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huiling s
3 February 2015|
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Response from sitruce | Reviewed this property |
Hi, huiling s. I went to Antelope Island last July. I doubt that you can get to Antelope Island by public transportation. It is about one hour and forty minutes' drive north of Salt Lake City. You have to get out to Antelope... More
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