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Lodge Announcements

Park Reopenings

Here in Southern Utah, we’ve been fortunate that the pandemic has largely passed us by. State health and national park officials continue to monitor the situation, but for the most part, it seems like Utah’s national parks will be back to normal […]

Status Update

Hi everyone! In response to multiple enquiries, we at the Lodge thought we’d share a quick status update: We are open. And we are taking every precaution to protect our guests and our staff. Reservations can be made by phone or online […]

March, 2020
Lodge Announcements

Public Safety and Free Park Entrance

As the coronavirus continues to spread across the United States, people are experiencing all sorts of new stresses. In response, the National Park Service has made some changes to the park policies […]

March, 2020
Lodge Announcements

Coronavirus and the National Parks

Dear Reader, as you are undoubtedly aware, the world is a little bit upside down right now. We’re all dealing with the new coronavirus and its effects on public life. In an effort to curb the spread of the virus, public gatherings […]

November, 2019
Lodge Announcements

Happy Thanksgiving

Hey, it’s Thanksgiving tomorrow. And we at the Lodge at Red River want to take a moment to say thanks to you, all of our guests, all of our blog readers, and all of our friends for another great year. We love doing what we do […]

Best Fruit Ever

If you’ve ever been to Capitol Reef National Park, then you’ve undoubtedly seen the orchards of Fruita. The orchards are managed by the National Park Service, and when the fruit is ripe, they open the orchards for visitors. If you’re lucky enough to be in the area […]

April, 2019
Lodge Announcements

Welcoming Baby Bison

We have exciting news! A new addition to our family of American Bison! Our new baby bison was born a few weeks ago and is doing great. She’s a she, in case you’re wondering. But we haven’t quite decided on a name for her […]

February, 2019
Lodge Announcements, Nature

Valentine’s Day Letter

Hey, it’s Valentines’ Day, and that means people are professing and reaffirming their love for each other. And we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch thought we’d get on board with this whole idea – by telling everyone […]

January, 2019
Lodge Announcements

How To Handle A Shutdown

Alright folks, we’re now in the third week of the partial government shutdown. And it’s clearly affecting the national parks. So, if you’re planning on any kind of trip to Southern Utah, you may want to rethink part of your itinerary […]

November, 2018
Lodge Announcements, Travel

Waived Entrance Fees in 2019

If you’re a fan of national public lands, have we got some good news for you – it’s time to talk about free entrance days in 2019! There has been a recent trend at some national parks and monuments to raise entrance fees. At some […]