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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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My wife and I drove by on our way north and didn't stop due to time constraints. She felt that it looked interesting, but maybe another time! On out way home, we stopped by to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Northridge, CA

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Northridge, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

My wife and I drove by on our way north and didn't stop due to time constraints. She felt that it looked interesting, but maybe another time! On out way home, we stopped by to see the fort. This was the most professionally run place we visited! We were Welcomed! We were given choices! We were given a tour of... More 

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Sherwood, Oregon, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Annual event with displays, stagecoach rides, videos & demonstrations, such as horseshoe forging. Actor portrayal of Porter Rockwell included. Bands/performers also featured thruout the day

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Cheshire UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

When in Provo we were to stop here & it did make a good 45-50 minute break. We naively hadn't realised the church of latter day saints connection but in the end that only added to the interest. We watched the film in the little theatre of the pioneer history & then we had a personal tour with sister Elizabeth.... More 

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Denver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We thought we'd stop here for an hour to break up the trip. Two hours later and we are just leaving. The docent had lots of information and history, and we appreciated that he shared the Gospel of Christ with us by weaving it into the history. This fort is owned and operated by the Mormons, so the evangelism shouldn't... More 

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Farmington, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I enjoyed my trip here learned some history. The grounds were well kept. Beautiful flowers. I took some pics of them. The fort was interesting learning about each room. I came at the wrong time because next week is Cove Fort Days, but I imagine there will be several people there. This is a free tour so well worth stopping... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Stopped by here on the way from Salt Lake to St George. We are so pleased we did. A really fascinating story of how the early saints lived. A lot of time and effort has obviously been spent in recreating how the original fort would have been. Thank you to the sister who showed us around, we were very impressed... More 

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Baltimore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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

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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