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Salton Sea, California
(2.4/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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  • In the 1920s, the Salton Sea was a popular tourist destination in the South boondoggle. Attractive destinations created this artificial lake primarily for well-heeled citizens, it was invested in the infrastructure of the new settlements. But as the sea by ever-increasing levels of salt "tipped", the ecological catastrophe occurred in the 60s. Fish and birds died within a short time and were washed up on the shore. The stench of dead animals sales people who almost hastily left the settlements. Partially it looks yet at the Lake and in the towns, as if it had happened 50 years ago. A ghostly atmosphere but definitely worth seeing as a cautionary tale! Today similar to places such as Bombay beach of a ghost town
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  • The worst thing you can do when visiting the Salton Sea Area is visit the Bombay Beach Area and think that this is all the Salton Sea has to offer. This is a residential area which is not particularly...  more »
  • traveling from anza borrago to Joshua tree and stopped at "salton sea beach", burned out homes, dead fish, and stink...yes the sea stinks. I'm guessing there is more to see but we lost interest quickl...  more »