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Address: I-70 and I-15, UT
Phone Number: 14354385547
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Description: Cove Fort was used as a Stagecoach Way Station and Pony Express station.

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Fascinating piece of American history.

Wonderfully restored fort, bursting with history. The guides are friendly and helpful and give you so much of their time. Each room is restored to its original purpose and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We arrived after hours and did not get a tour. Frankly, that was ok with me as we just wanted to check it out casually. The fort is a nice old structure and being set in the middle of the desert, there is a lot of ambience. Don't expect anything big, it's a bit smaller than some other forts out... More 

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Kent England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Wonderfully restored fort, bursting with history. The guides are friendly and helpful and give you so much of their time. Each room is restored to its original purpose and furnishings. It's an interesting piece of Mormon history, and whether you are interested in the church or not, this makes for a great historical visit. The gardens are tended, just as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

just another place to check out ...its pretty cool ...lots of things to look at....its preserved very well....p.s. ask to go check out the big barn

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Orem, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

It was so fun and interesting to see how the early pioneers lived and what they sacrificed for us. The guides knew so many interesting facts and answered all the questions we had. They brought the past alive for us.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

How many times have you wondered what life was like in 1867,when the pioneers first came West? Well.... this place is the time machine that will take you and your family back and make you feel like you are actually there. First..watch the 15 minute video that explains who built the fort and why. 2nd...let a tour guide take you... More 

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Cody, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This in an LDS fort built in 1867. The grounds are immaculate and the period furniture, wagons and farm implements impart the incredible ethos of hard work that made this country great at one time. The fort was never attacked though it was prepared with gun ports cut into the stone walls between the chimneys. The Mormons traded with the... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We stopped by the Cove Fort for a visit by accident. Our only intention was to go to the rest stop nearby, but saw the signs for the Cove Fort and we decided to take a look since we were already in the area. This ended up being one of our best stops on our trip and we enjoyed the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Enjoyed the tour. The kids got a little squirmy towards the end of the tour but then had fun playing a game. It was very informative

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The Fort is nicely maintained and treated with pride. The (free) guide was a very kind, friendly volunteer of the Mormon religion. She gave us a very detailed description of each room of the 10 (approx) rooms within the fort walls. She made an effort to appeal to the interest of my two young children, although my 5 year old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We drove up to the fort and were pleasantly greeted by elder Young (not related to..) he asked us how much time we would like to spend and we answered we have time on our hands. Hindsight this was the best answer. He and his wife lead us first to a short movie about the history and than walked with... More 

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Address: I-70 and I-15, UT
Phone Number: 14354385547
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)

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