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The Lodge at Red River Ranch

Built on the grand scale of the great western lodges, the Lodge at Red River Ranch blends rich western history with modern convenience.

You will find the accommodations comfortable, the food and service outstanding, the location breathtaking, and the overall experience, well… unforgettable.

  • Stay in one of 15 guest rooms, each of which are unique.
  • Enjoy our collection of authentic, antique furnishings and art.
  • Admire the cliffs and gardens from your private balcony or patio.
  • Experience the very best of Southern Utah in style and luxury.

Discover Utah’s Best Secret.


Capitol Reef is the hidden gem of Utah’s park systems. Camp in the orchards of Fruita, explore the canyons of the Waterpocket Fold, hike in the remote reaches of Cathedral Valley, and bask in the beauty and the solitude. There’s nowhere else quite like Capitol Reef.

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More to Explore. Read our Blog.

We’ve got hundreds of blog posts, detailing the best adventures that you can have in Southern Utah. See our latest posts below, and experience Capitol Reef like a true insider.

July 27, 2021
Nature, Outdoor adventures

Cassidy Arch Trail

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It’s monsoon season in Capitol Reef and Southern Utah. Which means we’re gonna be getting rain most afternoons, which do occasionally cause flash floods. So it’s best to go on trails that are somewhat elevated, and don’t have too many canyons or ravines. Luckily, our favorite hike in Capitol Reef [...]

July 19, 2021
Entertainment, Travel

Filming Locations of John Carter

Back in 2012, Walt Disney Pictures released John Carter. And recently we had a chance to rewatch it. Is it a great movie? Eh. But it does have some fantastic action set pieces, and the director – Andrew Stanton – does a great job of capturing the landscape of “Mars.” [...]

July 9, 2021
Nature, Outdoor adventures

Horseshoe Bend

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There is a section of the Colorado River that you’ve got to check out. It’s one of the most photographed spots in the American Southwest – you’ve almost certainly seen it on Instagram – it’s a truly impressive spectacle of nature and nature’s power. We’re talking about Horseshoe Bend [...]