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Address: 2450 A Ave., Ogden, UT 84401
Phone Number: 801-399-8099
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Description: The original fort, used for fur trading and trapping, has been...
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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A different kind of camping experience

You should know what to expect if you plan on camping here. You'll probably experience the sounds of trains, birds, families having fun, and maybe even black powder rifles across... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2014
George V
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Draper, Utah
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210 reviews 210 reviews
83 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

It is just a park with a couple of baseball diamonds and a very small wooden fort. The staff, if that is what they were, said nothing to us.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

You should know what to expect if you plan on camping here. You'll probably experience the sounds of trains, birds, families having fun, and maybe even black powder rifles across the pond. We've stayed here many nights (In RV's), and nearly always have had an enjoyable time. We can leave the house with the trailer and be here in 15... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Nice and quiet place to spend an aftenoon. Just be sure to pay de dollar fee on the box. Otherwise you are gonna be treated on irrespected and rude way and invited to leave the park for a couple of senior guys as it happend to me. I'm soo mad!!!!

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Ogden, Utah
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109 reviews 109 reviews
68 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I've lived in Utah all of my life, and in the Ogden area for the majority of it. I had never been here prior to my visit, and and state that I will never need to go back. This is billed as a state park, but there is no visible proof of that. There are a couple, maybe three semi-authentic... More 

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Smithfield, Utah
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

My sister reserved a bowery for our family reunion. I did not realize Ogden had this place. Unlikely location but surprisingly family friendly. Lots to do (We took our bikes). Clear restrooms. Old Fort and Indian TeePees. It was fun. I recommend it.

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Cairo, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

I visited Fort Buenaventura with my adult son who lives in the area but had never been there. i am from upstate NY, visit Utah once a year and thought it would be an interesting place to visit. It was. Even though it was UT summer hot that day there are many shady places to walk within the Fort's grounds.... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Hit the Weber River and try your fishing skills in the Weber. Off the main drag picnic, camp, fish..and maybe catch the Raptors practicing. I saw a Boston team tossing it around with the Raptors a few years ago. They have a pioneer reinactment every year.

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North Ogden
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

Exculsive........fun, canoes, a fort, great place to take the family! So many things to do, and camping too!

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Ogden, UT
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

great spot for a family outing, especially during the annual Rendezvous! the Trading post is fun for all, canoeing is great and the historical experience unmatched.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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139 reviews 139 reviews
82 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

This is a fun little place, but the thing that sets it apart is that you can feel like your miles away when really you are practically in downtown Ogden. We've had fun camping there.

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