Starfest 2016!

It’s time once again for one of our favorite annual traditions, the Heritage Starfest. Every autumn Capitol Reef National Park and the Entrada Institute in Torrey team up to bring the wonder of the night sky to everyone. And it’s no wonder. This is one of the best places in the world for stargazing. If [...]

September 27th, 2016|Education, Lodge Announcements|

Torrey Apple Days 2016

This upcoming weekend is Torrey Apple Days! In case you are unfamiliar with Apple Days, it is the best small-town Independence Day ever. Ever. The scenic tree-lined streets of Torrey and the fantastic background of red-rock cliffs set the stage for a picture-perfect celebration. So mark your calendars for the Saturday, July 2, 2016 – you’ll want to be there. Here’s the schedule of what to expect this year at Torrey Apple Days: […]

June 27th, 2016|Entertainment, Lodge Announcements|

The American Bison!

We heard some exciting news this week. The American Bison – you might call it the buffalo – is about to become our national mammal, joining the Bald Eagle as a symbol of the United States. Which we think is pretty cool, considering that the bison is also the symbol for The Lodge at Red River Ranch. And we have a herd of them in our front pasture. […]

April 28th, 2016|Lodge Announcements, Nature|

Here’s to a New Year

From time to time, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch like to think about the journey we’ve taken so far. We’ve done our best to provide a haven here in Southern Utah for people to come and enjoy the wondrous beauty of Capital Reef. We have been a stop for people seeking excitement, serenity, adventure and peace in the national parks and forests. All of which has made for us, and hopefully you, a remarkable experience. And so, we would like to thank all of you who have shared your journey with us as you traveled across our path. Hopefully, we’ll see you again. […]

December 31st, 2015|Lodge Announcements, Travel|

Christmas at the Lodge

Since Christmas is exactly a month away, we at the Lodge thought we’d offer an idea about how you can celebrate an alternate Christmas vacation. Maybe you want to get out of the cities this winter, which usually have increased levels of pollution. Maybe you want to de-commercialize the season, and give up on buying and consuming gifts. Or maybe you simply what to get some much needed sunshine. Whatever your reason is, if you are looking for a different sort of Christmas, consider spending some time with us in Southern Utah. […]

November 25th, 2015|Lodge Announcements, Travel|

A New Year is Here

Today is the last day of 2014, and tomorrow welcomes a new year. Many people make resolutions for the new year, but we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch like to remember the things we did in the months past. We made a goal to explore new places in Southern Utah. So we’d like to share with you our list of to-dones: […]

December 31st, 2014|Historical places, Lodge Announcements, Travel|

Capitol Reef Classic

The Capitol Reef Classic begins on Saturday the 19th of July this year. For bicycling enthusiasts of all skill levels, this is an amazing annual event. Nothing beats the scenery of Wayne County and Capitol Reef (a bold claim, we know, but we at the Lodge stand by it) and riding through the country side is a great experience. […]

July 19th, 2014|Lodge Announcements, Outdoor adventures|

Keeping Traditions Alive

Tomorrow is a big day for Capitol Reef. (That would be Saturday, the 17th of May.) There is a ton of activities going on in the park. First off, they park is celebrating Keeping Traditions Alive day. This blurb comes straight from the parks official website: […]

May 16th, 2014|Lodge Announcements, Outdoor adventures|

Utah Symphony’s Mighty 5

We have some amazing news for anyone who will be in Southern Utah on August 12th. The Utah Symphony will be performing at all the Utah national parks in its Mighty 5 Tour. This is a historic opportunity to enjoy nature coupled with fantastic music. […]

April 29th, 2014|Lodge Announcements|


We at the Lodge are all about helping you have the best vacation possible. We provide luxurious accommodations, spectacular views, guided fishing trips and now the chance to explore more of Southern Utah on UTVs. […]

April 29th, 2014|Lodge Announcements, Outdoor adventures|