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Bluff Fort Historic Site, Bluff

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Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
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.

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.
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  • Drove by this site and thought it interesting so we stopped and very glad we did. A reconstruction of the 60 odd cabins built in 1870s by the new settlers. A great recounting of their hardships and...  more »
  • The Volunteer members in historic dress are friendly and very knowledgeable. The story that is being told is nothing short of another miraculous snapshot in the history of Mormons in Utah. GREAT...  more »
  • Awesome place to go and it's free they have a donation box .... which is definitely worth leaving a donation... lots of History they even have buttons you can push and they tell the story over the speaker well kept up I think we spent a couple hours here... checking out each fort and listening to the history
  • Lots to do, especially for small children. Very interesting historical displays. Great gift shop with low cost hand made items and treats. The volunteers make the experience fun, even in the hot summer months. Definitely worth a stop!

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