Thursday, December 1, 2011

Salton Sea

The Salton Sea is a very interesting place rich in history geologically. Today it is home to many different types of wildlife, recreational visitors and year round residents who call it home. It is worth a visit if you have a chance.

Old Trees on the semi dry sea bed
Old tree in the Salton Sea

Coyote prints leading off to Red Hill
Coyote Tracks on the dry Salton Sea bed leading off to Red Hill

The beginning of a mud pot
Mud Pots at the Salton Sea

A more mature mud pot
Mud Pots at the Salton Sea

A video of the mud pots

The beach at Obsidian Butte
Obsidian Butte Beach

Three large birds nests
Tree with 3 bird nests in the Salton Sea near Obsidian Butte

An Osprey
Osprey near the Salton Sea

Large boulder of obsidian
Obsidian Butte


  1. The Salton Sea is at the most eastern edge of southern California. You can find more information about it on the websites:

    it is truly and amazing place