Niland, California: Salvation Mountain
In the desert near the Salton Sea, outsider artist Leonard Knight painted divinely inspired visions on a dirt ridge he called Salvation Mountain. In late 2011 Leonard moved into a nursing home and passed away in early 2014. The uture of the site is uncertain. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
A family visit to Leonard Knight's world. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Visitor Tips and News About Salvation Mountain
Leonard Knight is still going strong...[Jennifer Durban, 03/20/2011]
Salvation Mountain - My favorite place ever![Missy Broome, 07/08/2010]
With his deep blue eyes, full head of white hair, sun beaten skin and contagious smile, Leonard Knight asked if I had been on the tour. Answering with a "no," I proceeded with a tour of this wonderland, asking questions, taking pictures and just enjoying the spirit and pride this man projected.
His excitement and enthusiasm showed in the jumping around of topics and conversation, his mind obviously thinking faster and wanting to get out as much information as possible before he began his next "tour."
To say it was weird is an underestimation; to say I was pleasantly surprised is an understatement, to say I would go back, is a definite![Diana Sainz, 03/06/2010]