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What a wonderful place to stop. This place is so clean and well taken care of. The have a beautiful... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
Fred B
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San Clemente, California
Cove Fort visit

We had a wonderful visit here. Sister Crosby was our tour guide; she was very informative... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
Richard H
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Cove Fort was used as a Stagecoach Way Station and Pony Express station.
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I-70 and I-15, UT
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

What a wonderful place to stop. This place is so clean and well taken care of. The have a beautiful grass area with tables for a picnic. One of the elders gave us a tour of the fort and told us about its history. Don’t...More

1  Thank Fred B
Reviewed July 15, 2018

We enjoyed our stop -- although it was HOT! We'd been driving for too long with small kids and this was cool, clean and super-interesting. No high pressure from informative LDS missionary guides and lots to see. There is also a shady place with picnic...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful visit here. Sister Crosby was our tour guide; she was very informative, friendly, and welcoming. Our family highly recommends this site.

3  Thank Richard H
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Great historic site. Story about one man and his family that came to build a fort for the church. The fort became the center for Telegraph and mail carriers and cowboys alike. There's some really great innovations that Pioneers came up with.. take the tour.

1  Thank Ron S
Reviewed May 4, 2018

The Mormons own this place and there is no fee, nor any pressure from their beliefs. Elder Luke gave us a warm welcome and showed us around in this pioneer-settlement that is a fort but never saw any battle. Outside there is a corral like...More

1  Thank IWNoordergraaf
Reviewed May 2, 2018

As we traveled up the I-15 toward Salt Lake City from St. George we took the very minor detour off the 70 E to visit Cove Fort. They've got many older full-time volunteers there who like nothing better than to take people through the old...More

3  Thank dunbray
Reviewed April 6, 2018

We originally stopped at the gas station to use the restroom. But, we saw the signs and decided to have a little break from our drive home. It was so fun to learn about the fort, it's purpose, and take a tour of the entire...More

1  Thank JJP12321
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

To be honest, I wasn’t expecting much. It was a cold, rainy day with not much to do while we were visiting in Beaver, so we went to Cove Fort. Our guide was Sister Fund and she was great! She is very friendly and informative....More

2  Thank Ann C
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

The Cove Fort, was an excellent stop for our family. Taking under an hour with an informative short video, this historic spot really showcased the grit, ingenuity and thoughtfulness of the areas founders. Thank you Elder Bateman for the tour!

2  Thank Flexas-FW
Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

The staff were so friendly. It is a fort that was restored by the LDS church. It is worth the stop to take in a little history.

1  Thank jmztripadvis0r
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Tammy F
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if the dogs would be allowed. Much of the exhibit is outside. It is an LDS run facility and the missionaries are usually very accomodating.
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Yes we actually went there on a Sunday traveling home.
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