salton sea 2022

Side Trips: Salton Sea and Niland

Follow Grapefruit Boulevard southeast from Indio, and you’ll hit the Salton Sea. Once envisioned to become a destination resort, nature took its toll and left the beach deserted, covered in fish bones and long-forgotten scrap.

Staff Report Attractions, Current Guide, Day Trips

When you reach the Salton Sea — once considered a destination resort — nature has taken its toll and left the beach desolate and in disarray.