We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bluff Fort Historic Site

550 Black Locust Ave, Bluff, UT 84512
+1 435-672-9995
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Memorable Museum.

We drove past this fort for two days, before deciding to go in. It is one of the most interesting... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
lynrobb
,
Slatedale, Pa
Interesting and Instructive and fun

I did not know what to expect and was pleasantly surprised by the numerous real old wagons and... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
emilyandamigo
,
Boston, USA
via mobile
Read all 466 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gift shop” (29 reviews)
“mormon pioneers” (19 reviews)
LOCATION
550 Black Locust Ave, Bluff, UT 84512
CONTACT
Website
+1 435-672-9995
Write a ReviewReviews (466)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 306 reviews

Reviewed 11 November 2017

We drove past this fort for two days, before deciding to go in. It is one of the most interesting places, i have ever visited., I love the fact that a direct decendant told about each familys cabin. Take the time and enjoy. There was...More

1  Thank lynrobb
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I did not know what to expect and was pleasantly surprised by the numerous real old wagons and other Mormon settlement tools and furnishings. Many of the original settlers’ descendants provided support to re-create cabins and donated antiques. Each cabin had multi language buttons that...More

Thank emilyandamigo
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this on the way to Valley of the Gods. Thought we'd make a quick stop to stretch our legs and ended up spending a couple of hours. Wonderful true stories to hear about the pioneering Mormons. A few brought tears to my...More

Thank ssjwis
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Documented the expansion and settlement of Southeast Utah by Mormon missionaries. I was intrigured by the video reenacting the travel to and settlement of Bluff. The recreation of cabins showing individual family history was very interesting and something I have not seen before. The cabins...More

Thank ssmookler
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Loved everything sbout this free attraction. So much history well presented , fantastic informative staff . Wonderful film on the area . Highly recommend for everyone, not to be missed .

Thank denise m
Reviewed 17 October 2017

After lunch, we headed over to the super duper San Juan Co-Operative Company Visitor Center right off US 191 in the middle of town. The cavernous, two floor historic building is the gateway to Bluff Fort which is FREE! This was definitely worth our hour-long...More

1  Thank Steve C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

On our way through Utah, we stopped at the very small town of Bluff. The Bluff Fort, which is a duplicate of where original mormom settlers lived, is really worth the stop. There is a gift shop, run by volunteers of the community, that has...More

Thank DCW0711
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

You could easily drive past and hardly notice this historic site which doesn't seem to get the publicity it deserves in tourist guides. Run by enthusiastic volunteers in costume, it is the site of the original Mormon settlement in Bluff. Only one of the cabins...More

Thank John Y
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the Bluff Fort and were greeted by a volunteer in pioneer era costume. There was an interesting brief film on the establishment of the community and numerous interesting reconstructions of pioneer buildings. This would be a good spot for a family to...More

1  Thank L Scott T
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to stop if you are driving US 191. Free admission, interesting & historical things to see while you stretch your legs, and clean restrooms. Nice folks here taking care of the place. The scenery and views in Bluff are outstanding...More

Thank misty_bee_Wyo
PreviousNext
12345631
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Bluff Hotels
Recapture Lodge
417 reviews
.51 km away
Kokopelli Inn
251 reviews
.59 km away
Desert Rose Inn & Cabins
1,133 reviews
1.78 km away
Mexican Hat Lodge and Swingin Steak
495 reviews
31.09 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Comb Ridge Eat and Drink
550 reviews
1.62 km away
Cottonwood Steakhouse
644 reviews
1.29 km away
Twin Rocks Cafe and Gift Shop
865 reviews
.58 km away
Duke's
209 reviews
1.80 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sand Island Petroglyphs
114 reviews
5.75 km away
Twin Rocks Trading Post
53 reviews
.58 km away
Pioneer Cemetery
24 reviews
.42 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bluff Fort Historic Site staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit