Beaver, Utah is the county seat of Beaver County. The first explorers came to the area around 1776. Following further exploration, in 1847 Mormons developed a trade route through the Beaver River Valley that went from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles. In 1856 Mormon pioneers that traveled this route settled in Beaver. Additional settlements were established along the trail, with approximately one day’s horseback ride between them. Today about 3,120 people call historic Beaver home.
The city of Beaver provides residents with beautiful outdoor attractions, including Minersville Reservoir State Park, and other areas that offer rockhounding, hiking, hunting, snowmobiling, horseback riding, and other outdoor options. The Minersville Reservoir provides the possibility of being able to view a variety of birds and animals, including bison, elk, moose, groundhogs, bighorn sheep and raptors in different seasons. You can inquire locally on the best spots and times to see different species. For those who love outdoor sports, the Eagle Point Resort, a short drive east of Beaver, is an all-season resort with snow sports, mountain biking, many summer activities, and quality entertainment and dining. The resort offers over 600 acres that are used for skiing. If golf is your outdoor recreation of choice, the Canyon Breeze Golf Course offers a nine-hole course. The greens are known to be challenging and the fairways narrow, but they offer lovely views of the Beaver mountains.
Historic Beaver encompasses Cove Fort, which was at one time a stagecoach station as well as a Pony Express station. One man and his family arrived to build the fort for the Mormon Church, and it became a center for mail carriers, cowboys, and the telegraph service. The fort is owned by the Mormons and is home to a collection of historic artifacts displaying life from times past as well as some pioneer innovations. In addition to these many exciting attractions, Beaver also has splendid options for shopping, dining, employment, and real estate.
Beaver real estate options include single-family homes, a few condominiums, and multi-family homes. Many of the Beaver homes' styles are ranch or cottage styles. There are new areas with more contemporary styles and a few older, restored Beaver properties as well. This is a family-friendly community and students in Beaver are served by the Beaver County School District. With the rich history, the many great outdoor adventures available, and the proximity to the amenities in nearby cities, Beaver, Utah is an excellent option for those looking for a new home. If you would like additional information regarding homes for sale in Beaver, please allow us to assist you. Contact us today.