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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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Great Salt Lake Tour by Bus

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Interesting to see!

Was not sure what to expect. It was interesting to see the Great Salt Lake. A lot of history there. Arrived too late to go to the visitors center, so missed a lot of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharon B
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Port Orange, Florida
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Southwick, United States
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The lake from the parking lot is at least 300 yards over beach sand. Near the water there were more flies than I'd seen in quite a while. The water you had to go quite a distance to swim in it. It was overall a disappointment. Nice park with buffalo to see but the lake itself was not worth the... More 

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Thank Micheal P
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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Driving across the country, and decided to stay in Salt Lake City for the night. Drove out to the lake to watch the sunset and was not disappointed! Beware of mosquitos and other bugs tho, I had my puppers with me too!

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Thank JBleees
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66 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a giant, salty body of water. Lots of mosquitoes, nothing to do. Locals have no reason to go there. If you're into racing, check out the salt flats but there are so many other better things to do in Salt Lake than visit the Great Salt Lake.

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Thank Brian A
Tucson
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd been there 50 years ago, and the lake's still there. Even on a cold, brisk day, it was very interesting. The visitor center has a great video on the natural and social history of the lake and SLC, and the staff was very knowledgeable -- he directed us to Antelope Island on the north side of the lake, which... More 

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Denville, New Jersey
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in Salt Lake, you must see he Great Salt Lake. It's a pretty view with antelope island and other islands as well as high mountains in view. You can walk down to the beach and get a close up smell of all the salt! The visitor center is good to pick up brochures or get information. It was a... More 

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Port Orange, Florida
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101 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was not sure what to expect. It was interesting to see the Great Salt Lake. A lot of history there. Arrived too late to go to the visitors center, so missed a lot of the information regarding what to see.

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Thank Sharon B
Moscow, Russia
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378 reviews
299 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this lake in the first week of April and the weather was cold. So, no swim or even getting into water. If you are curious about how the water feels like - choose the warmer time of the year!

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Newcastle, Australia
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the trip out to the lame and all the information given. The guide was able to answer all our questions

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Thank Diane D
Freeport, Florida
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201 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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910 reviews
393 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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