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January, 2023
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Winter Scenery Trip

It’s mid-January now. Which means that the national parks of Southern Utah are quiet, mostly un-visited, and often snowy. Not too many people think of visiting the parks in the middle of winter. But we at the Lodge are going to try to change […]

December, 2022
Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel

Outdoor Winter Fun

In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s wintertime. And here in Southern Utah we’re lucky to get perfect winter weather. We do get some snowfall, especially in the higher-elevation regions, but we also get lots and lots of sunny, mild days. Which means […]

December, 2022
Nature, Travel

The Snow Park

It’s no secret that Southern Utah has a “tourist season.” Most visitors come to the national parks between April and October. Usually, only those who are looking for a little snow with their adventures hang out in the parks in December. And some of Southern Utah’s

November, 2022
Outdoor adventures, Travel

The Best Roadtrip!

There is one road trip in Southern Utah that is quite simply the best. It’s the best because it’s the biggest, sure, but it’s also the best because it incorporates all the individual amazing parts of our state into one unforgettable trip […]

September, 2022
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Comparing Arches and Canyonlands

There is a lot to see in Southern Utah. And unfortunately, it can be hard to see all you want to see in just one trip. Which means you might have to make some choices about what to include in your Southern Utah vacation. So let’s talk […]

August, 2022
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Labor Day Weekend Ideas!

Labor Day Weekend is fast approaching. And that means it’s time for one last, outdoor, summer adventure! September means that kids – and university students – are heading back to school. So Labor Day is typically the last chance to get outside and play. Here in Southern Utah […]

June, 2022
Entertainment, Travel

The Real Jurassic World

The latest Jurassic World film came out this month. And that got us thinking about dinosaurs. Did you know that Utah is a hotbed of paleontological discovery for the Jurassic era? Well it is. In fact, we recently got a new national monument just for all the dino […]

Capitol Reef: Memorial Day Itinerary

It’s almost Memorial Day Weekend! That means summer is almost (unofficially) starting! And people like to take a celebratory mini-vacation during the long weekend. As you might have guessed, Capitol Reef gets very busy during Memorial Day […]

April, 2022
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Spring Hikes in Capitol Reef

The deserts of Southern Utah are blooming, the weather is the perfect temperature, and the trails are calling out to all adventurers. Spring Fever is official here. And it just so happens that we at the Lodge know the cure: hiking in Capitol Reef! […]

Earth Day!

Today is Earth Day! It’s the perfect day to explore and appreciate our wonderful earth, and also, our great public lands. So let’s take a moment to talk about the national parks, and how we can all contribute to protecting these special places […]