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Cove Fort

I-70 and I-15, UT
+1 435-438-5547
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Unexpected gem!

When passing through, saw the fort and stopped for a wonderful and informative short film and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
soccermomWashington
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Washington
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Interesting

I had a wonderful personal tour by Sister Spencer. I learned so much from her. The meaning of "pop... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
ki0ki
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Cove Fort was used as a Stagecoach Way Station and Pony Express station.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tour guide” (25 reviews)
“pioneer life” (10 reviews)
“utah history” (16 reviews)
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I-70 and I-15, UT
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+1 435-438-5547

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When passing through, saw the fort and stopped for a wonderful and informative short film and comprehensive tour, which was free. Sister Sessions was gracious, inviting and knowledgeable. Loved the history but more importantly intrigued about the Morman Family and faith. God at work, no...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I had a wonderful personal tour by Sister Spencer. I learned so much from her. The meaning of "pop goes the weasel" was one tidbit of wisdom. The grounds are beautiful full of flowers and a nice park to picnic. Pleasant staff. I highly recommend...More

Thank ki0ki
Reviewed 25 August 2017

See how life was lived in the pioneer days. A tour guide takes you around the fort after a short film. The fort is set up as it would have been when it was up and running. Made me realize just how spoiled and fortunate...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Historical Cove Fort was a pioneer stop prior to the construction of the railroad. It was built and operated by the LDS church, and most recently the LDS church restored the site as historical pioneer exhibit. There is a large grassy area to run the...More

Thank lovetotravel92630
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

You can spend 30 minutes to probably all day at this free exhibit of wilderness survival by those who settled the we astern territories. Antique period pieces used in the very fort are everywhere. Let the kids climb to the fighting bulwarks or run the...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Passed the signs many times so finally decided to stop and have a look. Very nice place and they do offer tours. If you decide to see it on your own there is not much available that explains the purpose or history. The only literature...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly people super willing to show you around and answer questions. We just walked around on our own because we needed to get back on the road. Because of the guides, there's not really any signage, but it was still pretty need. There's an area...More

Thank jaykayjaykay
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is a preserved fort built by and for civilians in the 1800's to protect settlers from Indians. Tour guides have insight into the details of the fort and what life was like there. Staff is friendly. Tours are free. Clean restrooms. Will go back...More

Thank American_Family_Trav
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

You want to make sure you arrive way before dusk so that you can take your time! The tour guides are very well informed and answered all of our questions! We stop by about once a year and my kids love it every time. Be...More

Thank Joe N' Erin S
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The hosts provided an informative tour that even appealed to my young kids. There were some interesting historic artifacts. I was also impressed with the shaded, grassy picnic area with tables and nice trees. The bathrooms were very clean.

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Tammy F
11 May 2017|
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Response from michael5711 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if the dogs would be allowed. Much of the exhibit is outside. It is an LDS run facility and the missionaries are usually very accomodating.
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dpetrowske
23 July 2016|
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Response from MLott88 | Reviewed this property |
Yes we actually went there on a Sunday traveling home.
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kelseypj1
3 June 2016|
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Response from Ariel S | Property representative |
With a full tour, plan about 45 minutes, but let the guides know what your time constraints are and they can customize it to as long or as short as you need!
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