Coral Pink Sand Dunes

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 [...]

February 27th, 2017|Outdoor adventures, Wildlife|

Cassidy Arch – A Cure for Spring Fever

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 [...]

February 16th, 2017|Nature, Outdoor adventures|

Winter Trip to the Parks

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 [...]

January 27th, 2017|Outdoor adventures|

Do the San Rafael Classic Triathlon

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 [...]

January 15th, 2017|Outdoor adventures|

Top 5 Things to Do in Bryce this Winter

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 [...]

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

Merry Christmas 2016

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 [...]

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

Fish Lake Snowmobile Complex

We’ve had our first hints of snow here in Southern Utah. And for many, that spells doom for their outdoor plans. However, we have an answer for all you adventure junkies out there - snowmobiling. It’s like ATVs for snow. And, actually, snowmobiling can open up areas of Utah that you might not otherwise see. [...]

December 9th, 2016|Nature, Outdoor adventures|

Capitol Reef – for the Discerning Tourist

Capitol Reef is Utah’s best national park. (Of course that’s just our opinion, but it’s also the right opinion.) Don’t believe us? Here are three reasons why Capitol Reef is the superior national park - Playing all the hits – Capitol Reef has all the best scenery in one place. If you like slot canyons, [...]

November 26th, 2016|Outdoor adventures, Travel|

Long Fall Hikes

The warm weather is winding down in Southern Utah, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still have some last-minute fun-in-the sun. We’re talking about doing some of those really long hikes - the ones that might be too strenuous to attempt in the heat of summer. So here is the Lodge at Red River Ranch’s [...]

October 27th, 2016|Outdoor adventures, Travel|

Velvet Ridge

If you've ever visited us at the Lodge, you will have noticed those great, big cliffs behind us. That is Velvet Ridge, and it extends for miles in both directions, giving Red Rich Ranch its dramatic backdrop. As the sunlight moves across the face of Velvet Ridge, shadows appear and retreat, creating an ever-changing landscape. [...]

October 1st, 2016|Nature, Outdoor adventures|