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Address: Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone Number: 801-259-1898
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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

Visited in Sept 2016. It was much larger than I thought it would be from picture and reading. We road around Antelope Island. Many buffalo and antelope.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Charleston SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited in Sept 2016. It was much larger than I thought it would be from picture and reading. We road around Antelope Island. Many buffalo and antelope.

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Wirral
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took a tour to see the Great Salt Lake, which is not a bad idea as you get more from the trip than by simply driving out to the lake. Saw a couple of Pronghorns from the bus and some native birds. When you arrive at the lake the first thing that hits you is the smell, not exactly... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped by the visitor's center and its barely worth the drive. I would suggest instead checking out Antelope Island

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to Antelope Island State Park on our trip to Canadian Rockies. Saw 14 Pronghorns, all ran across road in front of our car. Saw over 300 Buffalo, and a few grouse. If you like wildlife up close this is a good place to go in the Salt Lake area. Also great views of Great Salt Lake. Easy drive... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently visited Antelope Island. It wasn't easy to find information on the Great Salt Lake, but my brother-in-law managed to get some and we drove out to see what was there. It was a beautiful day, and we saw lots of wildlife,and took in the visitor center. A small herd of buffalo crossed the road right in front of... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No doubt it's the second largest salt lake in the world but when you walk near the lake, there are lots of flies and you don't even want to dip into the sale water.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Explored via the Great Salt Lake Marina. I enjoyed getting up close to the lake and observing the only two animals that live here. Brine shrimp and brine flies. There was a smell, but an employee said that was due to the geomass from the shrimp and flies. I can only guess what that means!

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New Caney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This island in the Great Salt Lake is unusual and beautiful.We enjoyed seeing the Bison,saw an Antelope from a distance and learned the difference between Bison and Buffalo at the Visitor Center. The scenic drive was interesting. The various hikes range from easy to difficult. We also toured the old ranch and found the artifacts and buildings to be very... More 

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Cheshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We flight back after out travel by car through Idaho, Montana and Wyoming from Salt Lake City and it was very interesting to see Great Salt Lake and compare it with Dead Sea. For that we visited Salt Lake state park, placed on the shore of lake. From entrance to reach the water you should walk about 1km by salt... More 

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove out to see the Great Salt Lake (bucket list thing) and had a great experience. Was surprised to see that the water levels were so low due to the reported drought of the past 17 years. The DNR person had and shared a lot of information with us which made it worth the drive out. Found out that... More 

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