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Salvation Mountain

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Very unusual place but worth the visit!!

We came to Salvation Mountain for a photoshoot and we were not disappointed!! Located a little far... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The strangest place in the middle of nowhere!

We visited here in August 2018. It wasn’t busy at all, with maybe 6 or 7 other tourists there at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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“palm springs”(26 reviews)
“slab city”(56 reviews)
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Beal Road, Slab City, Niland, CA 92257-0298
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Salvation Mountain for a photoshoot and we were not disappointed!! Located a little far from everything but I would definitely recommend the visit. Beautiful location in the desert with all the colorful art. Beautiful scriptures and you can learn the history of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here in August 2018. It wasn’t busy at all, with maybe 6 or 7 other tourists there at the same time as us. There is no cost to visit, but donations are encouraged. There is a small sandy car park. There is one...More

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Salvation mountain stands as a beacon of brightness right before the entrance to slab city, which is straight out of the playbook of a post apocalyptic bombed out land. The painted landscape is well maintained and trails are marked out with yellow paint.. the artwork...More

Thank Vishtron
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a wonderful landmark with a great back story. Taking the side trip off of Highway 111 is well worth the time. Venture a little further into Slab City for even more interesting sites!

Thank Charles C
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Such a neat little hidden gem! It's definitely in the middle of no where... but it's worth a visit! Lots of fun picture opportunities and so many crevices to explore and discover. Just hope people keep in mind that it is artwork... so please be...More

Thank The_Sharks88
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

This memorial is definitely worth the drive off California Hwy 111. We were traveling between Tucson and Palm Springs and decided to drive up the east side of the Salton Sea so we could see Salvation Mountain. It is a very impressive tribute to God...More

2  Thank Tim D
Reviewed June 2, 2018

If you don't mind driving a fair way to get there, you'll enjoy this small detour to a place like nowhere else. The history of this place is interesting and it's a cool place to visit before nature and time destroys it. This is a...More

1  Thank StaceyJ344
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Drove to Salvation Mountain and it was even better than expected. A bright, creative, and fun tribute to God ... it's worth the drive!

1  Thank DebE225
Reviewed April 17, 2018

My family saw a special on TV about this place a long time ago and we were camping 90 minutes away. It was definitely worth the drive. Really interesting to see in person. Volunteers were painting so we were able to as well. We went...More

1  Thank Joanne P
Reviewed April 14, 2018

My wife would go to Niland to enjoy the Taquitos in a local restaurant. But the actual reason we drove 270 miles round trip to Niland one Thursday, was to see Salvation Mountain. And yes, it is worth seeing. It is amazing what one man...More

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Shima P
April 10, 2018|
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Response from bluesky11 | Reviewed this property |
No ticket required but you can leave a donation. There is camping there but you are off the grid. Look up slab city for information
November 25, 2016|
Response from Mei-lin T |
No, sorry. I'm searching everywhere on the web ( since 1 week ) because i want to visit it when i will be in California at the end of april because it's my dreal to see it, ....but... Nothing. You need a car.