Concerning Pumpkin Launching

We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch encourage any and all visitors to get involved in our community. Which is why we like to inform you of all the going-ons and give you the chance to join in the fun. […]

October 30th, 2012|Entertainment, Outdoor adventures|

The 3 sections of Capitol Reef

Capitol Reef National Park is a compilation of massive sandstone towers, highland plateaus, narrow canyons, and everything in between. It is a showcase of southwestern splendor. We at the lodge have unofficially subdivided Capitol Reef into three geological sections. There is the Main Thoroughfare area, Cathedral Valley, and the Waterpocket Fold. Each has something a little different to offer. […]

October 21st, 2012|Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel|

Special Places – Hamburger Rocks

Capitol Reef National Park is a place of spectacular beauty; it has so many areas of special, natural wonder. Unfortunately very few people get to visit these special places. In an effort to make these hidden treasures known to the public, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have created this blog series to highlight the best-unknown places of Capitol Reef. Watch for new “Special Places” posts. In this post we’ll be talking about Hamburger Rocks. […]

October 20th, 2012|Nature, Outdoor adventures, Special Places Report, Travel|

National Parks Outside of Utah

Utah has five amazing national parks, seven national monuments and numerous state parks. But in addition to its impressive array of public lands, Utah is also a gateway for several national parks in the surrounding states. We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch thought we’d provide some information on these parks in case you want to include them in your Utah national park vacation. […]

October 15th, 2012|Historical places, Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel|

Animals of Wayne County

The flora and fauna of Wayne County add to the natural geological beauty of this land. Watching for the different native animals can provide additional entertainment for both adults and children. On your next road trip to Capitol Reef, we at the Lodge challenge you to watch for these animals – see how many you can spot. […]

October 12th, 2012|Education, Nature, Outdoor adventures, Wildlife|

Wayne County – Beyond Capitol Reef

Wayne County has many exciting places to explore. Unfortunately, most people limit their vacation to Capitol Reef National Park and the town of Torrey, Utah. And while we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch love both the park and Torrey, there is so much more to see in Wayne County. We hope to introduce you to some of the wonders beyond Capitol Reef. […]

October 8th, 2012|Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel|

In Praise of Utah

Utah is, without a doubt, an amazing state to visit. It offers tourists a sweeping array of natural beauty, a rich pioneer history, and an impressive amount of cultural opportunities. There are activities suited to every type of visitor. We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch are proud to call Utah home, and we want to share our love of Utah with you. […]

October 2nd, 2012|Travel|

Rafting the San Juan

There are few things as fun as a whitewater expedition. And there are few rivers as fun as Utah rivers. Whatever type of rafting you prefer, you will find it in Utah. One of the rivers that we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch recommend is the San Juan River. Here’s a bit of information to wet your appetite for whitewater rafting. […]

October 1st, 2012|Education, Historical places, Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel|