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Fort Buenaventura

2450 A Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-2203
+1 801-399-8099
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Visited During Memorial Weekend Salt War's Event - Fort Buaneventura

We visited Fort Buenaventura when Salt Wars was going on over Memorial Day Weekend 2016. People... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2016
mini
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Fremont, California
Not crowded and well maintained

I went here on a Saturday in May and we had the place virtually to ourselves. There is canoe... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2016
ikkinin80
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Layton, Utah
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The original fort, used for fur trading and trapping, has been reconstructed on a 32-acre tract of land, part of a state park where visitors can see stockade and cabin replicas, rent canoes and picnic.
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1 week ago
“Wow, what a hidden gem”
8 Nov 2017
“Love when the do the Mountain Man Rendezvous!”
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2450 A Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-2203
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

We visited Fort Buenaventura when Salt Wars was going on over Memorial Day Weekend 2016. People were dressed for the event and were having a wonderful time. There were lots of people there. We also enjoyed seeing the lake and the fort. Fort Buenaventura was...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2016

I went here on a Saturday in May and we had the place virtually to ourselves. There is canoe rental at $5 an hour, fishing, camping ($17), and a cute little shop where you can buy replicas of items that were sold when the fort...More

2  Thank ikkinin80
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

We walked around this park for a little bit while waiting for Yeti fest to start. The trails were nice, but there wasn't much to see or do that we noticed. It very well may have been the time of year we were there, too,...More

2  Thank Matt G
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

My first visit was to participate in a rendezvous in 1989. So much fur trade era history and the role that the Ogden and Weber Rivers played. They have a Traders' Row open to the public on Saturdays.

2  Thank cccox1
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

Love scenery, always have of Ogden Utah They always seem to have a lot of event going on too. Also, they have done a lot of work on buildings, roads and scenery - Its so beautiful and I love to either ride a bike or...More

2  Thank sophie s
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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We decided to go here so that the kids can go canoeing. They were really nice and had life jackets for each of us and taught us how to use the oars. It was really cheap a dollar fifty per hour per person. They also...More

2  Thank DrLarson
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

Don't get me wrong, I like Fort Buenaventura. It's a fun spot in central Ogden to see a bit of history. The park is nice and it's got a great spot on the river. In addition, the fort itself is fun. Built on the original...More

2  Thank Paddlenround
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

Beautiful area adjacent to ogden. Canoes to rent, great camping, lots of cool events. Right behind the fort is the River walk which extends in both directions and is a fun place to walk or hike.

2  Thank Karen B
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Reviewed 3 July 2015

The dog park area is really great. The river runs next to the trails and there are a lot of trees! A great place for a walk away from it all and dog friendly.

1  Thank Amber M
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Reviewed 27 June 2015

We visited on the day after a concert of some kind. As we strolled around we found there were little camps everywhere. It was hot and the pond was stagnant. The water wasn't pleasing and we were afraid of mosquitoes. We visited on Sunday, and...More

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