Great Salt Lake State Park


Upcoming Events- 2022

Mirabilite Tours- January 21, 22, 23, and 30th

Are you interested in visiting the Great Salt Lake State Park to see the Mirabilite Formations? Now is your chance to attend a Ranger lead tour about these formations. These salt mineral deposits can only be seen during specific winter conditions and we do not know how long these formations will last this year.

You MUST pre-register using these links: Please use the link corresponding with the date

Jan 21st ONLY pre-registration link:

Jan 22nd ONLY pre-registration link:

Jan 23rd ONLY pre-registration link:

Jan 30th ONLY pre-registration link:

We will be limiting tour groups to 20 people, if you do not pre-register you may not be able to join a tour. Tours are held from 10am – 3pm

For more information on these formations check out Westminsters Webinar on Herpetofauna, Mirabilites, and Mercury Oh My!…
Rain or waterproof boots are recommended. Beach conditions can be wet. This is a walk along the beach, typical beach hazards like soft sand or wet areas are likely.
There will be no refunds due to weather conditions. There is a $5 park entrance fee per vehicle as well as the $3 registration fee per person to register for the tours that must be paid upon arrival. There is a maximum capacity of 20 people per tour and you must be pre-registered to attend a tour. All persons above the age of 2 years old must be pre-registered before the tour time to ensure a spot. If you plan on having children under this age please let us know.
Tours will begin on the back of the VC patio deck
If you are experiencing any symptoms related to COVID-19 please stay home and do NOT attend the tour.
If there are any questions or additional needs to ensure safety please contact the Great Salt Lake State Park

*Please make sure to go to the Great Salt Lake State Park in Magna, UT. These tours are not available on Antelope Island State Park*

Special Use Permits

Special Use Permits are required for any events or activities beyond normal park activities.  Such activities needing a permit would include any commercial activity, athletic events, music events, bouncy houses, large groups, filming, fishing tournaments, etc.  An application and $10 fee is required at least 30 days before the event.  Additional forms may be required, such as a Marine Event Form, depending on the type of event.  The Park Manager will then review the application and determine if the activity can be approved with a Special Use Permit.  The Special Use Permit fee is $50.  Additional fees vary depending on the type of event and impact to the park and public.  Send Permit Application to

Link to the Special Use Permit Application: