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Built on the grand scale of the great western lodges, The Lodge at Red River Ranch blends rich western history with modern convenience. Guarded by a row of ancient elms and cottonwoods, The Lodge captures the heritage and majesty of the Old West. Legend tells that it stands on the site of a nineteenth-century stagecoach stop.
The Lodge features a three-story Great Room with rugged, open-beam construction, a massive Anasazi stone fireplace, and an unparalleled collection of authentic Navajo rugs. Fifteen unique guest rooms and suites are decorated with attractive, rustic furnishings and décor, with its own fireplace to complete the setting. Each has a private balcony or garden patio that creates the perfect place for reflection.
Red River Ranch encompasses over 2,000 acres of grass and sage pastures, alfalfa fields, and meandering river bottoms. The Ranch offers guided catch-and-release fly-fishing on five miles of the Fremont River and at its spring-fed Jericho and Blackrock reservoirs. Seasonal game hunting and sporting clays are also available on a private reserve with spectacular views of the Velvet Ridge and Boulder Mountain.
The Lodge at Red River Ranch is situated on historic Utah Highway 24, against the stunning backdrop of red sandstone cliffs. It stands at the gateway to the unspoiled Capitol Reef National Park. Guests routinely use The Lodge as a base when discovering the raw beauty of the southwestern landscape. Many take the traditional Grand Circle touring route, which connects the major Southwest National Parks. From The Lodge, both Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park are only a day-trip away. Arches National Park lies to the northeast, and Grand Staircase National Monument to the south. Some of our visitors even include Grand Canyon and Monument Valley in their adventure.
The Lodge is also close to two of Utah’s most popular water recreation areas: Fishlake and Lake Powell. In addition, there are numerous lakes and reservoirs within Dixie National Forest. The forested highlands are beautiful at all seasons, inviting avid hikers to their trails. Five minutes from The Lodge is the charming tree-lined town of Torrey, Utah. It offers award-winning services and fine dining to visitors.
There is so much to see, so much history to uncover, and so much to experience in Southern Utah. Consider The Lodge at Red River Ranch your stagecoach stop to the great Southwest.
“You’ll swear you’ve walked into one of the great lodges of Western legend when you walk through the doors at Red River Ranch. The great room is decorated with wagon-wheel chandeliers, American Indian rugs, leather furniture, and original Frederick Remington sculptures. Guest rooms are meticulously and individually decorated with fine antiques and art…”
“Beyond Bryce, cheap motels predominate. The great exception is The Lodge at Red River Ranch… It is a lavishly decorated old-style Western lodge on 2,000 acres, with gorgeous views over blood-red bluffs.”
“Capitol Reef National Park is the unsung gem of Utah’s impressive parks system. Book a room at the intimate Red River Ranch.”