Rock Climbing in Southern Utah

Rock climbing is an ever growing, ever expanding sport. There are few places as fun and scenic to climb as the rock walls of Southern Utah. We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have some advise for rock climbers coming to find a good time in our neck of the woods. […]

September 29th, 2011|Outdoor adventures|

Zion, a Play-by-Play

Zion National Park is a great place to create family memories, rejuvenate, or just have a blast. Many of our guests comment that when they arrive, they have no idea what to do first. This is the Lodge at Red River Ranch’s play-by-play guide to a Zion vacation. Take whatever suggestions you like, and have fun. […]

September 28th, 2011|Outdoor adventures, Travel|

Mix it Up in Southern Utah

As much as we like the great outdoors, sometimes it’s nice to supplement camping and hiking with other activities. If you’re looking for other things to do in Southern Utah, consider these suggestions. We at The Lodge at Red River Ranch think you can make the perfect vacation by adding a few of these ideas into your itinerary. […]

September 21st, 2011|Travel|

Capitol Reef, the Superior National Park

Capitol Reef National Park is, in our opinion, the best of all the national parks in Utah. We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch want to prove that to you. We hope the reasons we give will be enough to convince you to stop by and check out Capitol Reef- the superior national park. […]

September 20th, 2011|Nature, Outdoor adventures|

Get Out and See Canyon Country

Canyon Country is a little experienced region of South-Central Utah. The area contains some fantastic examples of canyon geology, such as the San Rafeal Swell. It is a must-see for those who want to get off the beaten track of a typical national park vacation.

September 15th, 2011|Outdoor adventures, Travel|

Visiting Indian Ruins

Native American’s have left a lasting impact on Southern Utah. If you like history, you will enjoy visiting the ruins that various tribes have left behind. You can learn a lot. Here is the Lodge at Red River Ranch’s list of the best American Indian ruins to visit in the state. […]

September 12th, 2011|Education, Historical places, Outdoor adventures, Travel|

You’ve visited Zion, what’s next?

Many of the guests at The Lodge at Red River Ranch make a similar comment. They’ve toured Zion National Park, but they are left wondering what they should do next. Any trip into Zion is both memorable and exciting, but you can almost certainly add to that experience. Here are our suggestions for a better vacation in Southern Utah’s playground. […]

September 9th, 2011|Outdoor adventures, Travel|

Whitewater Adventure

Many people claim that Utah has the best whitewater rafting rivers in the country. We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch agree. Whatever type of water you like, relaxing or heart pounding, you’ll find it in Utah. Early autumn is a great time to experience Southern Utah’s rafting hotspots. The heat has lost its edge, and the crowds are thinner. Here are some of our favorite rivers to raft. We hope you check them out. […]

September 9th, 2011|Nature, Outdoor adventures|