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Bonneville Salt Flats

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Address: Wendover, UT
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A dry, open area near Lake Bonneville known for car racing.

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Its so much bigger than I thought!

We stopped here on our way to Wendover. The mountains against the salt flats are a really neat contrast and made for some good photography. Im always hoping for a good shot when... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Heaven L
Logan, Utah
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Logan, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped here on our way to Wendover. The mountains against the salt flats are a really neat contrast and made for some good photography. Im always hoping for a good shot when we drive through here.

Thank Heaven L
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a very hot day when we drove from Salt Lake City to the salt flats 200 mils west ,I knew there was not a great deal to see except a very, wel !! l very very large area of salt but you really have to see this in person photos do not do it justice ! .The white... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't expect too much. We felt we had to make the drive from Salt Lake City and I'm glad we did, for the historic significance. Attractive, but definitely not beautiful. Avoid Wendover the nearby town! Head for West Wendover, just over the hill.

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Brechin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveling from Elco to Salt Lake City, through the hills and round the bend and, WOW what a great scene, the white salt flats, i thought it had been snowing. We did not have time to go onto or visit/tour the flats but what we saw passing through was mesmerizing. Stopped @ Wendover Tourist Info. for S L C info... More 

Thank June R
Caldwell Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were shocked we didn't realize the salt flats were under water a good share of the year. That is the thing about taking some things so close by and not checking them out that you learn things you never no, GO AND SMELL THE ROSES

Thank ibbarb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped really for the restrooms but ended up walking to the salt. We watched as they were preparing for filming of a new car commercial. It was really a neat place.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Being a family of petrol heads this place was always on our bucket list. Even although the flats are flooded this year and no racing was possible, in no way did this detracted from the atmosphere. It has a special ethereal beauty and tranquillity with the mountains rising up from the salt flats. We drove on the Salt Flats road... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Visited this place in October so had some water in the surface. But due to water there wasn't any people in the place so made the experience really awesome.

Thank Mo S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Never seen a place like this before! We stopped by on the way back to California from a Yellowstone trip, walked on the salt, it looked like white tiles.

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Vacaville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This was a drive through of the salt flats, but not sure what more there is to see here? Interesting, but VERY hot.

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