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Bluff, Utah: Bluff Pioneer Fort

Nice collection of pioneer-era buildings (and ruins) on the main highway through town. Pioneer costumes for photo ops. Mormon hand carts to pull -- adult and kid-size.

550 Black Locust Ave., Bluff, UT
On the north side of US Hwy 191/Main St. between 5th E and 6th E. Drive one block north to Black Locust Ave. for parking.
Visitor center M-Sa 9-6, Su 9-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Bluff Pioneer Fort.

Bluff Pioneer Fort

You can easily spend hours listening to the stories of these pioneers and exploring the cabins and artifacts. Very clean. Nice restrooms and picnic area. Nice and knowledgeable volunteers, too.

[Jennifer, 07/03/2021]
Bluff Pioneer Fort

Great place to stop for lunch, which we brought -- had shaded picnic tables. And clean bathrooms! Interesting exhibits to explore. Far exceeded our expectations.

[Mila Thomas, 08/15/2019]

Bluff Pioneer Fort.

Bluff Pioneer Fort

Visiting the Bluff Fort, with its cabins and sandstone buildings, is a return to early frontier life in the Four Corners of the southwest. Water wheel, wagons, films, artifacts, and history of the area are all shown and told in five different languages. Ute, Navajo, and Anglo culture all play a part in the Hole in the Rock story of this outpost of civilization. There are pioneer costumes for photo ops, hand carts to pull, and a craft center to learn about rag rug making, quilting etc. The Fort includes a very nice visitors center and gift shop, as well as modern restroom facilities.

[Janet Wilcox, 10/17/2018]

A good collection of pioneer-era buildings (and some ruins) right on the main highway through town. We wish that all Wild West attractions were this convenient.

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