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Fort Buenaventura

2450 A Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-2203
+1 801-399-8099
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A nice camping site.

A very interesting camping site. It has a small body of water, as well as some tipis and a fort... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
augustine1951
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Ogden, Utah
Camping favorite

Come here every summer to camp. Best place around and such a blast for everybody! Sad there is no... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2016
kjw502016
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Los Angeles, California
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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.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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2450 A Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-2203
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

A very interesting camping site. It has a small body of water, as well as some tipis and a fort! Individual an group sites are available. The host are very helpful as well.

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Come here every summer to camp. Best place around and such a blast for everybody! Sad there is no longer fire aloud in the teepees but that's alright and understandable. Can buy would there and also go for a little canoe ride in the pond...More

Thank kjw502016
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Very neat history revealed to us. Very clean and fun place to see. Nice trails for walking and traders row on weekend is nice. Good place to see

1  Thank cassidygeorge05
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We camped at Fort Buenaventura for a family reunion. My family and I are avid mountain campers, so we were not looking forward to camping "in the middle of the city." We were pleasantly surprised to find out how lovely it was there. It did...More

1  Thank Jen M
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Took the whole family our 2 granddaughters ages 7 and 5 loved swimming in the river and ridding the canoes. the camp host were very helpful and friendly

1  Thank kryan01
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Fort Buenaventura is one of those hidden treats that the Ogden area has to offer. Just over the bridge off off 24th street, you will find Fort Buenaventura, with its base ball park, trails, camping sites, a pond and a whole lot of history.

1  Thank Denae A
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I have gone here for a day picnic, music festivals, 5ks, mountain men rendezvous and who knows what else. It is a great venue! The grounds are very well kept and clean.

1  Thank clairesse w
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We felt like we were the only ones there because we had our own area right by the river. Nice bowery with electricity and water. We rented all four canoes on the pond for an hour for $20. The kids rode their bikes all around...More

1  Thank sjhward
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We visited Fort Buenaventura when Salt Wars was going on over Memorial Day Weekend 2016. People were dressed for the event and were having a wonderful time. There were lots of people there. We also enjoyed seeing the lake and the fort. Fort Buenaventura was...More

1  Thank mini
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I went here on a Saturday in May and we had the place virtually to ourselves. There is canoe rental at $5 an hour, fishing, camping ($17), and a cute little shop where you can buy replicas of items that were sold when the fort...More

1  Thank ikkinin80
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