Top 5 Things in Capitol Reef

We’re pretty familiar with Capitol Reef. Partly because we live right next door to it, but mostly because we think it’s the best national park in Utah. And we hope you’ll agree with us when you go for a visit. To help you get the most of your time in the park, we’ve made a [...]

April 27th, 2017|Outdoor adventures, Travel|

Spring Break in Southern Utah!

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 - [...]

March 20th, 2017|Outdoor adventures, Travel|

Southern Utah for Shutterbugs

It’s no secret that Southern Utah is one of the most photogenic places in the country. Places like Zion, Capitol Reef and Bryce Canyon are perfect locations for photographers to capture the drama of the American Southwest. We, at the Lodge at Red River Ranch, are patrons of both art and adventure. And a photography trip to Southern Utah can combine these two into a fun and memorable expedition. If you are interested in photography, check out the follow locations – which we consider some of the best in the region. […]

March 13th, 2017|Nature, Outdoor adventures|

Got Itineraries?

We at the Lodge work hard to help our guests have a great vacation. We’ve been providing suggestions for decades on what people can do when they visit our beautiful area. So, to make things a little easier, we’ve codified some of our best suggestions and built our very own itineraries. We’re excited to share [...]

March 3rd, 2017|Lodge Announcements, Outdoor adventures|

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|