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
As far as roadside attractions go, Salvation Mountain may take the cake (my 4-year old actually called it a "giant cake"). Make a point to stop by this random spot in the middle of nowhere and meet the nicest people and the most odd 27-year project ever![Mike Larson, 07/06/2014]
Leonard Knight is still going strong...[Jennifer Durban, 03/20/2011]
Salvation Mountain - My favorite place ever![Missy Broome, 07/08/2010]
Nearby Offbeat Places
- Mud Pots, Niland, CA - 7 mi.
- World's Tallest Flag Pole, Calipatria, CA - 9 mi.
- General Patton Memorial Museum, Chiriaco Summit, CA - 32 mi.
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