People Have Been Racing Cars On Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats For More Than 100 Years

The Bonneville Salt Flats is a vast expanse of hard-packed salt that stretches for more than 40 square miles northwest of Wendover. Left behind when the ancient Lake Bonneville dried up, the barren, glimmering flats draw the attention of filmmakers, photographers, and racers wanting to set land speed records.

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Did you know that you can see the salt flats from space? It’s true! Check it out in our article here.

If you’ve visited the Bonneville Salt Flats, we’d love to read about your experience in the comments.

Address: Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah 84083, USA