March 2017

Spring Break in Southern Utah!

March 20th, 2017|Outdoor adventures, Travel|

Spring Break is here! Whether you've got kids in elementary school, or you are looking for a break before those killer finals, you'll wanna get outside and play. And we at the Lodge can think of a better place than sunny Southern Utah. Here's our shortlist for Spring Break 2017: Moab, Arches and Canyonlands - [...]

February 2017

Coral Pink Sand Dunes

February 27th, 2017|Outdoor adventures, Wildlife|

So there’s this little state park in Utah, near Kanab, called Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park. (We know, it’s a mouthful to say.) It’s one of the smaller parks in the state, and certainly one of the least visited. But it’s also got something rather unique about it. For all intents and purposes, Coral [...]

Special Places – Gypsum Sinkhole

February 25th, 2017|Special Places Report|

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 [...]

Cassidy Arch – A Cure for Spring Fever

February 16th, 2017|Nature, Outdoor adventures|

Spring has come early to Southern Utah. And if you’re anything like us, you want to get out and play in it. So allow us to suggest one of our favorite hikes in Capitol Reef National Park - it’s guaranteed to cure your spring fever. It’s called Cassidy Arch, and it’s a good one. To [...]

Rainbow in Stone

February 8th, 2017|Nature, Travel|

There are a lot of national areas in Utah. Places like Arches and Zion National Park pull in the biggest crowds, but there are plenty of other places you should visit. One of the smallest national monuments in Utah is also one of the coolest. Rainbow Bridge National Monument is only 160 square acres, but [...]

January 2017

Winter Trip to the Parks

January 27th, 2017|Outdoor adventures|

Here’s a secret we’d like to share with you - winter can actually be one of the best times to visit Utah’s national parks. Many people mistakenly think about the parks in terms of March to November. But we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch are here to tell you otherwise. We’ve put together [...]

What Else to Do in Southern Utah

January 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Look, we love the great outdoors, but sometimes it’s nice to do something else along with all that camping and hiking. So, if you’re planning on hanging out in Southern Utah this coming year, here are a couple of suggestions to add into your itinerary of outdoor adventure. Skiing – If you’re coming to Southern [...]

Do the San Rafael Classic Triathlon

January 15th, 2017|Outdoor adventures|

It’s a new year, and if you’re anything like us, you’ve made a resolution or two. We all know that the most popular resolutions are about improving health and fitness. We at the Lodge think we know of a way to keep you motivated at the gym this year - sign up for the 2017 [...]

December 2016

Top 5 Things to Do in Bryce this Winter

December 19th, 2016|Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel|

If your looking for an easy weekend getaway this holiday season, we know just the place - Bryce Canyon National Park. You may be wondering to yourself what there is to do in Bryce Canyon during the winter. The answer, plenty. In addition to the natural beauty, fresh air, and sunshine that you’ll get to [...]

Merry Christmas 2016

December 17th, 2016|Lodge Announcements, Outdoor adventures|

It’s Christmas time! We at the Lodge love to celebrate the holiday season. It can be just as full of adventure as other times of the year. Here are our suggestions for a Merry Christmas here in Southern Utah. Go Skiing - We have slopes here in Southern Utah too. Check out the two main [...]