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Fort Buenaventura

Address: 2450 A Ave., Ogden, UT 84401
Phone Number: 801-399-8099
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Ranked #24 of 43 things to do in Ogden
Type: State Parks, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Owner description: The original fort, used for fur trading and trapping, has been reconstructed on a 32-acre tract of...
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Type: State Parks, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Owner description: 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

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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107 reviews 107 reviews
68 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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121 reviews 121 reviews
69 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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Salt Lake, Utah
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202 reviews 202 reviews
80 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

We have been up several times this year and it ihas been fixed up really nice. The Rendezvous this spring was really good and the park looked really nice.

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