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Address: PO Box 6658, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone Number: 801-259-1898
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: 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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Wow, if your into History, religion and amazing sites then this is a place to visit. The Mormons built some of the most amazing sites and have some of the most amazing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Wow, if your into History, religion and amazing sites then this is a place to visit. The Mormons built some of the most amazing sites and have some of the most amazing history.They built America on desert land amazing.........You need at least 3 days visiting.

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Wareham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a must do when in the area. Unless you actually go there you will never understand the drought and its effects.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Glad we took time to see the lake it was very interesting. The lake views are very rewarding. The interstate running.along the Southside gives you WONDERFUL views of both the lake and mountains.

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My family visited Salt Lake before leaving Salt Lake City. I didn't realize how far west of town the lake really is - close to 20 miles. I had read reviews before going so I knew what to expect but my family was disappointed when we got there because it stunk and flies were everywhere. There was not going to... More 

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Marmora, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I reserved a car through Economy Booking Group and had a very unsatisfactory experience. I paid them a deposit for a voucher that I was to redeem at National Car Rental. When I arrived at the airport the rental company (National) did not recognize the Economy Booking Group and did not accept my voucher. I made numerous attempts to communicate... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

The lake is beautiful to look at but don't get in it. At certain times of the year there are a lot of bugs and seagulls. Unless you are into sailing there isn't really a lot of reason to visit this lake more than once. There are far prettier lakes that you can actually swim in and enjoy.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

You must drive over the causeway and cruise through the Island. Buffalo and antelope, great hiking trails, and an old settlement add to the wonderment of Antelope Island. Arrive early enough to take in one of the hiking routes.

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Tralee, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You will get a good look at lake from I 70 on way from Nevada Very nice lake Big and you would need a boat trip to have a great view

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I have been here many times but this was the first time taking our kids out to see the lake. They loved seeing all the birds and walking on the Salt.

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anaheim
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

About a 30 minute drive from Salt Lake City, not much else to do out there, but a beautiful sight to see. You walk about a quarter of a mile out to the lake and it's nothing but salt. Definitely an interesting experience!

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