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January, 2020
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Bryce Canyon: In-depth

We’ve written about the national parks of Utah a lot. But every so often we at the Lodge like to revisit the topic. So let’s dive in again and do an in-depth take of Bryce Canyon National Park […]

December, 2019
Travel

Year in Review

It’s that time of year again! Things are wrapping up for 2019, and 2020 will soon be upon us. And, as per our tradition here at the Lodge, we’re looking back on the year and making a sort of “Best Adventures” list – remembering the places that […]

October, 2019
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Capitol Reef Like a Local

We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have been living next to Capitol Reef National Park for a long time now. And we’ve learned a thing or two while we’ve been here, which means we have the advantage when it comes to exploring […]

September, 2019
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Hiking the Grand Wash

Every so often, we at the Lodge like to pick a trail in Capitol Reef and tell you about it. That way, if you’re in the park and in the mood for a hike, then you know where to find a good one. This time around we’re highlighting Grand Wash […]

September, 2019
Travel

Senior September

Hey, everyone! Now that Labor Day Weekend has come and gone, summer is unofficially over. Kids are back in school, there aren’t any more long weekends coming up; it’s back to the regular routine. Well, for a lot of us anyway. But if you’re retired […]

August, 2019
Outdoor adventures, Travel

A Grand (Staircase) Adventure

A lot of people drive Utah’s Highway 12 Scenic Byway (often referred to as the All American Road) and perhaps you have too. The iconic route stretches from Torrey, Utah and Capitol Reef to Bryce Canyon National Park. And along the way […]

June, 2019
Education, Travel

Summer of Learning

There’s a lot to know about Southern Utah, from it’s geology to it’s history, it’s a pretty fascinating place. And since we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch are always excited to share local educational opportunities, we thought we’d let you know about a couple of […]

May, 2019
Travel

Summer Plans!

Hey! It’s Memorial Day Weekend! Which means its officially the unofficial start of summer! Hopefully you’ve made big plans for the weekend – lots of good food, family and fun – to start summer off right. But if you couldn’t make it out for the long weekend […]

April, 2019
Travel

Make Memorial Day Plans

Hey, hey, hey! Memorial Day Weekend is coming up fast. If you’re anything like us, you’re getting pretty excited for the chance to knock off work for a couple days, and spend the long weekend exploring Southern Utah. It’s time for a road trip! And it’s also […]

April, 2019
Historical places, Travel

The Gifford House History

So, as you probably know, Capitol Reef has a handful of old buildings throughout the main section of the park. Most of them are located in the (now-defunct) town of Fruita. The residents of Fruita may be gone, but the history of the place is preserved in […]