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Great Salt Lake

Salt Lake City, UT 84116
+1 801-259-1898
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Antelope Island Small Group Tour from Salt Lake City
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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 1 week ago

This my third time visiting The Great salt Lake and is it still amazing, nice quiet place to visit. There is ample parking and the video's shown in the Tourist/Gift shop are very informative I learnt a lot.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The great salt lake offers trails, views around the valley, and a variety of bird and animal life. Pack sun screen and plenty of insect repellent, and be prepared for quick seasonal changes. There are some shores to explore and several vantage points. Its bigger...More

Thank Motivator535
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It smells like the ocean! Now I see why UT has seagulls. I would also suggest stopping in the visitor center while you are here. They have a lot of cool information inside there. But even just going to see the views is neat. Snow...More

Thank Kaitlyn P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw this awesome lake from Antelope Island. It has a slight odor which is explained in the visitor’s center. This is a must see in SLC.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's easy to fly in and out of Salt Lake City and be focused on traveling. But the Great Salt Lake is so very close to the airport, and it beautiful to see. We went along the south side to the visitor center which has...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We had some time to burn so we drove to Antelope Island for a few hours. The park is beautiful and loaded with great scenery, hiking, biking and just a nice place to take a drive. We did some short hikes, seen buffalo and stopped...More

Thank MNBonefish
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I really enjoyed looking at the buffalo and beautiful landscape! I reall wished I could have watched the round up that was taking place. they kept saying 20 more minutes. I had a flight to catch so I didn't get to stay and watch.

Thank nanacs1962
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

With all of the history and significance of the Great Salt Lake it should be visited. A nice way to see quite a bit of it is on Antelope Island. The first time you see one of the bison you will be amazed. You should...More

Thank Laurie D
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth the $10 entrance fee. The scenic views from Antelope Island were spectacular. Experienced a bit of traffic as buffalo decided to stand on & block the road. Timed it just right to capture the breathtaking sunset.

Thank Jan C
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Went while killing time in SLC before our red eye flight. The lake was suprisingly massive. Had no idea how large of a lake it is. The mountains in the background were gorgeous. It was a bit of a windy day but still pretty.

Thank UFPAGator
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Emily0717
24 July 2017|
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Response from millou5171 | Reviewed this property |
One nice view is to head west on Interstate #80 towards Nevada. That's where you will find the Great Salt Lake State Park. If you continue driving west on 80, you will see the lake on your right the entire way; there are... More
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Randy H
1 April 2017|
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Response from s j 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
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Terianne407
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
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