Bluff is a small town with a big heart with 300 residents located in the San Juan River Valley in the southeastern corner of Utah.Put Bluff Fort Historic Site and other Bluff attractions into our Bluff trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
Located along U.S. Highway 191, Bluff is bordered on the south by the San Juan River and the Navajo Nation, verdant farmland to the east and vast panoramic landscapes to the west. To the north, 300-foot sandstone bluffs, which were the inspiration for the town's name, are a dominant visual element serving as a dramatic backdrop for the community.
Bluff is one of those hidden gems that has accommodations for everyone, incredible places to eat, artists to admire, a living museum, and trading posts. Bluff offers everything you need to have an incredible desert escape.
Bluff Fort Historic Site Reviews
The historic fort is very well kept with modern facility and movies. The volunteers were very engaging and happy to discuss the history. more »
This is well maintained and tells a story. The gift shop is large and has homemade candies that are delish. Even though it is reproduced the buildings take you back in time and there is an opportunity... more »
This is an incredible stop in the middle of nowhere. Clean bathrooms and tables for picnics. The kids loved panning for gold and being able to dress up like cowboys and cowgirls. I highly recommend stopping here. We spent more time here and had more fun than when we were at the 4 corners.
Great stop! Our kids loved pulling handcarts, dressing up like pioneers, and pretend lassoing cows from play horses. The couple running the place was so friendly and there was so much great history here.
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