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Great Salt Lake

Salt Lake City, UT 84116
+1 801-259-1898
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Antelope Island Small Group Tour from Salt Lake City
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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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Salt Lake City, UT 84116
+1 801-259-1898
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent a couple of hours here as it's a definite must see when visiting Salt Lake City. Yes, it does smell a bit but it's still an interesting view and it was fascinating to watch the gulls running with their beaks wide open into...More

Thank stu_uk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big Lake that is salty and doesn't seem to be if a lot of use, they do boat on it though. A bit smelly for some reason. Maybe it just missed the point, could be that the is no point.

Thank Wayne K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Salt Lake City for a mere two days...and I suppose you 'must' see the lake for which the city is named if you have the time. While it is nothing special per se, it is kind of cool that there is this...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Great Salt Lake is a great place to go if you want to do something that you will never get a chance to do again. Becuase there is so much salt in the lake, anybody, and I mean anybody, will float. If you can't...More

Thank CJ G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a huge lake which can be seen from many angles but if you enter antelope island, there is a fee. We paid for our car with 4 in it $10. Closes at 10pm. We entered just before 5pm and caught the sunset which...More

Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know.. Its weird to say a big lake of salt water, full of bacteria and brine shrimp is a bucket list destination. We paid the small fee to go out to Antelope Island. I was hoping to catch the small cafe to have a...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to Salt Lake a few times I was looking for something a bit different to do early in the morning. I was so glad I chose Antelope Island. It is serene with the best views, has beaches, camping if you want it, historic...More

1  Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, there is a smell. I didn't find it to be obnoxious though. Yes,there are brine flies but they don't bite and the majority stayed pretty low. Yes, it's a walk to get into the water, about 300-400 yards. I didn't mind the walk at...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd already visited the Dead Sea in Israel - the saltiest lake on earth. We wanted to compare the Great Salt Lake, so made it a point to check it out while in Salt Lake City. You can access the lake from many points on...More

Thank FancyFree55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped there while on a bus tour. I was surprised to see large Antelope Island in the middle of this section of the lake. The lake was not appealing, since it was dirty. The most interesting thing about the visit was the smoke stack...More

Thank MVPinBoynton
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24 July 2017|
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Response from 31rond | Reviewed this property |
Just travel west on I-80 from the airport. There are some beaches and also Salt air. Look for the signs off of the Freeway
Randy H
31 March 2017|
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Response from sonja c | Reviewed this property |
yes, very close. go to antelope Island. our go around to the south side of the lake, it's not that much further and check out salt air. the building isn't what it used to be, bit it's very pretty to photograph on the... More
12 February 2016|
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Response from marcopolo111 | Reviewed this property |
I would go to Antelope island, 20 min drive and ask the park office for the best seasonal spot