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Surreal and Unique

The drive along the salt flats was unique, truly interesting. There are numerous places where... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Buffalo, Wyoming
Absolutely worth the drive, it's unlike anything else around, beautiful views

Lots of cool events, and much more than a race track. The Salt Flats are incredibly scenic, see... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
Shane S
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A dry, open area near Lake Bonneville known for car racing.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rest area” (34 reviews)
“speed week” (24 reviews)
“speed records” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Wendover, UT 84083
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

The drive along the salt flats was unique, truly interesting. There are numerous places where people have put gass bottels into the ground or sculptures or rocks spelling words and forming shapes. It was a great place to get out and let the kids run...More

Thank Istop4pics
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Lots of cool events, and much more than a race track. The Salt Flats are incredibly scenic, see them in person and you'll understand why it seems like half of the commercials on TV use film or shots from the Bonneville Salt Flats.

1  Thank Shane S
Reviewed 21 November 2017

My parents stopped here when I was a little girl because we were huge race fans. Not sure how much use this area receives any more regarding that venue, but it was a nice stop that wasn't much out of the way. BLM manages this...More

Thank sweetatr
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We stumbled upon this accidentally--stopped to use the restrooms and then were amazed when we saw the signage!! We watched people wade into the water a bit, then got back in the car and headed out to the actual Flats. My husband was tickled to...More

Thank Hawaii32
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Although it's quite a drive out if, like us, you're staying in Salt Lake City, it's certainly worth it to experience this amazing, unique place. After we drove out onto the flats we got out of the car and just stood there as we were...More

1  Thank stu_uk
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Bonneville Salt Flats are just west of Salt Lake City, so we're easy to get to coming from Reno. Apart from the history of speed records, it's just an amazing place: mountains on one side and and endless expanse of Salt everywhere else. You can...More

1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

I am not a car enthusiast but the salt flats was a cool place to visit. I have been to salt flats in other countries but to my knowledge this is one of the few places you can visit in the USA. I would not...More

1  Thank davis625
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

About 1.5 hrs drive from salt lake city. View the great salt lake on the way. Platform on right on way just before the entrance for a front on view. There was alot of rain so the ground was mushy. Could not get a car...More

Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The salt flats are very interesting. I have been a few times. I have not seen any speed trials What I enjoy is the solitude. I have been there when I was the only person around. The flats are so flat that you can curve...More

Thank bird1348
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I’m not much of a car buff, but I did finally get the chance to go out to the salt flats. The speedway event was not as exciting as I would have hoped. The salt flats are so long and barren, you cannot really see...More

1  Thank Jason W
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28 January 2018|
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Response from RUBEN A | Reviewed this property |
see the flats: yes. you can drive out there and walk onto the flats either from the rest stop along the interstate, or driving out to the cul-de-sac. 4 wheelers in February- taking a chance as they might get stuck. February... More
marshton k
8 November 2017|
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Response from Mal E | Reviewed this property |
Depends which border you cross. The salt lake is huge - who would notice?
25 October 2017|
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Response from Mal E | Reviewed this property |
Hey mate, I was an old aged tourist from Oz. You would have to ask the local authroities. Google them