Weekend getaway to the Salton Sea
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Weekend escape to the Salton Sea

Weekend getaway to the Salton Sea

Serene and solo kayaking on the vast Salton Sea.

 (Ben Whitefield)
Weekend getaway to the Salton Sea

Fields are planted at Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge to keep wintering birds and others away from agricultural crops.

 (Sara Lessley)
Weekend getaway to the Salton Sea

Ponds and marshlands at Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge lure a variety of birds.

 (Sara Lessley)
Weekend getaway to the Salton Sea

Leonard Knight’s manmade Salvation Mountain looms colorfully out of the desert near the Salton Sea.

 (Sara Lessley)
Weekend getaway to the Salton Sea

Clouds of birds startled into flight create quite a show, plus a cacophony of sound.

 (Sara Lessley)
Weekend getaway to the Salton Sea

Bird blinds and self-guided walks at the Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge draw birders.

 (Sara Lessley)
Weekend getaway to the Salton Sea

The crusty shore at Salton Sea State Recreation Area.

 (Sara Lessley)
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