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Adventures and Itineraries

Southern Utah | Yours to Discover

The Lodge at Red River Ranch lies at the heart of the most stunning and diverse country imaginable. A few minutes drive will take you into Capitol Reef National Park—one of the true treasures of the southwest. The transcendent cliffs and monoliths of the park are some of the most awe-inspiring geography that you will find… anywhere. Hike, climb, ride, photograph, and scramble around our wonderful backyard.

While you’re at it, be sure to explore other nearby spectacular playgrounds: Goblin ValleyEscalante-Grand StaircaseMoabLake Powell, and more. We are centrally located between all of Utah’s national parks—ZionBryce CanyonArches, and Canyonlands. Experience the best of Utah’s stunning landscapes.

And if you want someone to show you the ropes around here, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. We’ve partnered with several companies that offer guided tours. We provide the luxurious accommodations, and they provide the safe adventures.


Capitol Reef Itinerary

Curated itineraries for Capitol Reef, so you don’t miss a thing. Multiple plans to match your vacation length.


Do Moab Right

Ideas to help you make the most of your time in Moab. Mix-and-match and build your own adventure.


Three Park Roadtrip

A week’s worth of Southern Utahan splendor. Discover three amazing national parks – Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon and Zion.


Miles and Miles of Trails

High adventure awaits on the trails of Southern Utah. Whether you’re hitting the popular routes in Capitol Reef, or backpacking into the unknown wilderness, hiking is where it all starts. Of course, there are plenty of places to go climbing, rappelling, and canyoneering as well.

Talk to Red Rock Adventure Guides for backpacking and canyoneering tours.

High-Octane Exploration

Ever been off-roading? Southern Utah has numerous off-road motor trails to explore. Some are right behind the Lodge. For added comfort, try riding a UTVs. With a side-by-side seat arrangement, UTVs are capable of seating four passengers. They also include state of the art safety features and a covered roof.

You can rent ATVs and UTVs from our friends at Fremont River Guides.

Horseback Riding

One of the best ways to tour the deserts and mountains of Utah is on horseback. Get in touch with the spirit of the Old West – and give your legs a rest – as you explore the natural wonders and beauties of the area.

Guided horseback tours are available from Hondoo Trail Guides.

A Fisherman’s Paradise

The Lodge at Red River Ranch is located on the banks of the Fremont River.  Our five miles of private Blue Ribbon fly-fishing means you can avoid other, more crowded locations. The Lodge’s private waters are managed by Fremont River Guides and are catch-and-release only. But if you want to eat what you catch, consider a excursion to Boulder Mountain oFishlake Mountain.

Make a reservation to fish at the Lodge with Fremont River Guides.

Sportsmen Welcome

Enjoy great hunting all year round — including pheasant, chukar, and big game. Stay during September and October for the annual deer and elk hunts. We’re perfectly situated between Boulder MountainThousand Lake Mountain, and the Henry Mountain Range – and all three places are famous for great hunting.

The experts at Fremont River Guides provide guided hunting trips.

Discover Red River Ranch

Whether you prefer to amble among our 2,000 acres of private pastures, relax in the cool shadows of the nearby Dixie National Forest, admire the wildlife, or skip rocks along the Fremont River, you’ll find that The Lodge at Red River Ranch is the perfect place to unwind. Explore, nap, picnic, shoot some pictures, or take a sketchbook – relish a slower pace of life, in a place like no other.