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Salton Sea

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been wanting to visit the Salton Sea for years and finally made a day trip to drive up and see it. The drive up was scenic and once we got to Salton City it was easy to find the sea. Once we got parked...More

Thank Christian B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The smell was awful. The beach covered in dead fish and the surrounding area depressed. We drove out on a road trip and I regret the time it added. It is pretty from the car but not a place I would linger.

1  Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good for taking pictures. Your pics will look like the water is part of the air or floating. It does smell like dead animals but I got over it. Don't forget to stop at local bar for a drink or diner food at the Ski...More

Thank Nina K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've read about the hopes & history of the Salton Sea throughout the past 3 decades and I finally made the trek to see it in person. I'm glad I did but there isn't much to see. You can make the drive around the whole...More

Thank seesumigo
Reviewed 18 April 2017

weirdest yet coolest place i've ever seen! it's strange, haunting, & beautiful all at once. i recommend the east side of the sea; the weirdest stuff is there, especially bombay beach & the recreation areas to the north... *note: do not wear sandals here &...More

Thank humptydumptyIL
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Salton sea is unique in many ways and you can read up on it before going there. What you will see is out of this world landscape and something of a wasteland look. Great for photographers/artists or just folks looking for unique experiences.

Thank IamVagabondDotCom
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I have this location 5-stars but let me be clear: this is NOT everybody's cup o' tea. A truly fascinating & disturbing place. Once upon a time, Salton Sea was a vibrant recreation area, abundant w fish, fowl as well as boating, yachting and beaches....More

Thank Kliment G
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I have been interested in visiting the Salton Sea since the 1960's when my first boyfriend left our hometown and moved to nearby Indio, CA. At that time, the Salton Sea was a major recreational hang-out, with hippie communes, water recreation, and I gathered, very...More

Thank charaz
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I was intrigued by the Salton Sea and despite mixed reviews I decided to visit today with my 80 year old mother. The first stop was to the Visitors Center. A short 7 minute video gave us the history of how it was formed in...More

1  Thank Judy M
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We say the Salton Sea from afar, first from the airplane flying into Palm Springs and then from a distant high vista in the Joshua Tree National Park. My partner, an archeologist told me of the history, and I wanted to see it up close....More

Thank Pamela L
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