Exploring the Great Salt Lake at Bridger Bay – Antelope Island State Park – Syracuse, Utah – 07/01/2012

After a day of hiking, rock scrambling, birding, wildlife viewing, and Junior Rangering throughout Antelope Island State Park, we’re finally here, along the sandy shores of the Great Salt Lake!

If you know anything about the Great Salt Lake, I’m not going to sugarcoat it and tell you it’s a lovely day at the beach.

Because, well, it might LOOK absolutely stunning….

But, the “noseeums” are a rather pesky species of insect that resides in the sand, thus making your time on the beach more of a wild safari experience, instead of a quaint time to relax and unwind.

And, the water itself, due to the high salt content, isn’t remotely conducive to water recreation…

But, all those technicalities aside, it’s an extremely unique environment that you should definitely experience while in the area!

The reflection of the water makes for some fabulous photo opportunities.

And, whoa, the sunsets.

So, despite the inability to really engage with the harsh elements, I’d still consider the Great Salt Lake an iconic Bucket List Destination you should see at least once in your life!

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