We Love Capitol Reef

We, at the Red River Lodge, love Capitol Reef National Park. It is, in our opinion, the best national park in Utah. It offers all of the wonder of the larger parks, with the added benefits of solitude. We want to invite you to visit this unique and spectacular collection of natural beauty. […]

May 31st, 2012|Historical places, Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel|

Elk Calling

One of the most peaceful alpine hobbies that we know about is the sport of elk calling, or bugling. Elk call to each other by a series of loud, scream-like, vocalizations that can be heard for miles. Especially during mating seasons, male and female elk are attracted to each other’s bugling. As a general rule, elk are attracted to the loudest most frequent call from the opposite sex. […]

May 30th, 2012|Nature, Wildlife|

Green River Plus

One of the best parts about Utah is its amazing geological diversity. Travelling a few miles in any direction will prove this point. Green River State Park, Labyrinth Canyon, and Flaming Gorge are an example of changing views over a short geographical space. The scenery is only one reason to visit this popular Utah summer vacation spot; the other is, of course, fun. […]

May 30th, 2012|Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel|

The Best Fishing in the World

The summer fishing season has begun in Southern Utah. There are many prime locations that offer a variety of catch types. We’ve made a quick list of some of the best river and lake fishing spots that we know about. Check them out or talk to our recommended fishing guide company to get some more info. […]

May 29th, 2012|Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel|

Coming Attractions

Memorial Day has officially kicked off summer vacation in Southern Utah. To celebrate, we, at the Lodge at Red River Ranch, thought we’d publish a list of some of the upcoming activities of summer. Come check out all the amazing things we do in Capitol Reef Country. […]

May 29th, 2012|Outdoor adventures, Travel|

Little Sahara Recreation Area

Summer is the best time to get away from it all for a while. Southern Utah provides the perfect mix of recreation and relaxation. There is so much to do here, everything from hiking to fishing, or just simply spending time with family and friends. If you are looking for a little excitement, however, we, at the Lodge at Red River Ranch, suggest you check out Little Sahara Recreation Area. […]

May 28th, 2012|Outdoor adventures, Travel|

More Fun in More Ways

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. […]

May 22nd, 2012|Travel|

Solar Eclipse

This spring, Southern Utah will experience a rare astronomical event – a complete solar eclipse. This type of eclipse won’t be seen again in Utah for nearly twelve years. In honor of this event, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have compiled a list of the best places to see the eclipse, and the best ways to enjoy it safely. […]

May 21st, 2012|Education, Nature|