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Our Blog.
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We love Southern Utah. And we love writing about all the adventures we have. So we combined our two passions, and created this – the Blog at Red River Ranch.

Our blog has hundreds of articles, detailing the exciting things you can do in Southern Utah. Think of it like a casual, travel-advice column written by those with insider information. We hope you find it helpful.

Lake Powell!

It’s summer! And it’s heating up here in Southern Utah. Which means it’s time to find those outdoor activities that can help keep you cool. The obvious answer, is to head to the water. So if you’re thinking about what you can do with […]

June, 2021
Travel

Beyond Hiking

Capitol Reef is a paradise for those who love red rocks, the outdoors, and lots of hiking. We have easy hikes, hikes for spring, hikes for fall, little known hikes, we have a lot of hikes in Capitol Reef. But maybe you are mobility challenged and can’t […]

Five Easy Hikes in Capitol Reef

There are tons of hikes in Capitol Reef National Park. You can choose from the popular day-hikes in the Fruita Area, or you can plan a multi-day trek in the Waterpocket Fold. And lots of these hike are good, strenuous workouts. Which is great if you […]

Watch out for Summer Heat

You’re ready to get outside. Like, really ready. Ready to hike and play in sunny Southern Utah! With Memorial Day Weekend only a few days away, it’s basically summer here in Southern Utah. And, as you no doubt know, summer here in the desert can be […]

Memorial Day Weekend 2021

It’s mid-May, and that means Memorial Day is only a couple of weeks away! The long weekend marks the (unofficial) beginning of summer, and as you probably already know, it is celebrated with a lot of traveling. So it’s time to start finalizing […]

Lots of Arches!

Southern Utah has a lot of amazing scenery, you probably already know this. But for us, one of the coolest aspects of Southern Utah is the arches. Arches and natural bridges are scattered all over the state […]

National Park Week 2021!

It’s almost National Park Week! A special week to celebrate our national parks and public lands. The week kicks off this Saturday the 17th on what’s being called […]

April, 2021
Education, Entertainment

Moab Giants!

Did you know that there is a dinosaur-themed adventure park in Southern Utah? Located just outside of the town of Moab, the Moab Giants Dinosaur Park and Track Museum is the perfect place to have some fun and learn about dinos. Utah is famous for […]

Grafton the Ghost Town

Southern Utah is mostly desert. Which is spectacular to look at, but it can be a hard place to live. Before the conveniences of modern life, several communities in Utah fell victim to the harsh environment. In fact, Utah boasts of having more than a hundred “ghost towns.” […]

March, 2021
Nature, Outdoor adventures

Hikes for the First Day of Spring

Today is the first day of spring! Which means it’s officially time to get back outside. If you’re anything like us, you’re ready to get out and hit the trails. And it just so happens that we have a couple of trail […]