Great Salt Lake
Approximately 17 miles west of
Salt Lake on Interstate 80, exit 104
Salt Lake City, UT
The largest lake west of the Mississippi, covering 2,100 square miles, with an average depth of 13 feet. The deepest point is 34 feet. Only the Dead Sea has a higher salt content than the Great Salt Lake. The lake’s salinity varies, but percentages have been as high as 27%. Yes, you really can float in the Great Salt Lake!