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Bonneville Salt Flats

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Address: , Wendover, UT
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Activities: Driving, Scuba diving
Description: A dry, open area near Lake Bonneville known for car racing.

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Fun on the Flats

Amazing place but you may not want to drive your car on the Salt Flats as the salt will cake the underside of your car!!!! Many trips to the car wash to get it all off!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Amazing place but you may not want to drive your car on the Salt Flats as the salt will cake the underside of your car!!!! Many trips to the car wash to get it all off!!!

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We loved the fact that we could drive on the salt flats track amazing to see al the salt kids loved it

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

While traveling from Yellowstone we took the side trip to Bonnevile. Being petrol heads this is a tick in the box. At the Bonnevile sign, follow the road for a few miles. Then the road ends...The salt flats are in front of you..what do you do?

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Astoria, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

When driving down I-80 make sure to stop at this rest stop. Great picture op. Bring a picnic, there is a shaded area with tables, water fountain and bathrooms.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I wasn't really familiar with the Salt Flats but decided to visit and was amazed! You can see salt for days and photographs come out wonderfully. It gets quite hot though, so bring a hat and water if you plan to be there for a while.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The salt flats are impressive even thou the time trials had been postponed due to the mud. Access to the viewing area is good via a surfaced road

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We decided to alter our route from Twin Falls ID to Salt Lake City so we could see these famous salt flats. It was worth it ! Incredible scenery along this remote section of I 70 . You can see for miles across this eary landscape. The surface is hard packed salt for as far as the eye can see.... More 

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oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The best place to see these really is the reststop off I-80 ten miles from Wendover like the other reviews say. This is really a fantastic site!!It looks like snow but is salt for miles! You must see it to believe it,just fantastic,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

If you like speed and those in pursuit of it, then you will find a visit to the Salt Flats a must. There is not much there if you are not visiting during Speed Week, but the landscape makes more than up for it. It is awe inspiring and humbling.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We were Park City, Utah and took the 2+ hours to drive over to the salt flats. It was so worth it! We wanted to drive out onto the salt flats on the "race track area" so drove past the flats (almost to the NV state border) then turned next to the gas station. Down another mile or so takes... More 

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