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Dead Horse State Park

There are many spectacular state parks in Utah. Some are better than others, however. One of Utah’s best parks, in our opinion, is Dead Horse State Park. Situated in the high desert near Moab, Dead Horse offers a stunning overlook of the Colorado River and […]

We Love Capitol Reef

We, at the Red River Lodge, love Capitol Reef National Park. It is, in our opinion, the best national park in Utah. It offers all of the wonder of the larger parks, with the added benefits of solitude. We want to invite you to visit […]

Monument Valley and Beyond

One of the most iconic regions of Southern Utah is Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Monument Valley is, without question, a great place to drive through, but people seldom take the time to explore the fascinating locations nearby. This is unfortunate. We, at the Lodge […]

Fremont Indian State Park

One of the most interesting State Parks, in our opinion, is located just outside of Richfield, Utah. It’s the Fremont Indian State Park. This is also one of the least visited State Parks, which is unfortunate. Next time you’re driving on Interstate-70, consider stopping by. […]

The Henry Mountain Range

There are very few, truly wild places left in the world today. However, here in Southern Utah, we have such a place – it is the Henry Mountain Range. The Henry’s are a tumult of harsh geological anomalies, a place of legend and myth, and […]

November, 2011
Historical places, Nature

The Lodge and its Bison

The American Bison is tied to the story of the Old West like almost no other creature. It provided food, clothing, and shelter for the native tribes that lived on the plains. It aided the trappers and the early wilderness explorers that came from the […]

Calf Creek Recreational Area

Winter may be coming, but there is still plenty of time to get in some fall hiking. One of the Lodge’s favorites is Calf Creek Falls. This hike is the main draw in the Calf Creek Recreational area on Highway 12 near Escalante. Loved by […]

October, 2011
Historical places, Travel

The Gifford House

Historical sites can be fun, and educational, places to visit. For those interested in the historical sites you will see in Capitol Reef National Park, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have complied some useful information. This blog focuses on the Gifford House. […]

Visiting Indian Ruins

Native American’s have left a lasting impact on Southern Utah. If you like history, you will enjoy visiting the ruins that various tribes have left behind. You can learn a lot. Here is the Lodge at Red River Ranch’s list of the best American Indian […]