Archive for March, 2012

The Wildlife of Southern Utah

March 28th, 2012

Nature, Travel, Wildlife

There is a vast amount of wildlife to be found in Southern Utah. With its mix of wind-swept deserts and high plateaus, this region supports some of the most fascinating and reclusive, animals in the country. Any vacation to Southern Utah can be enhanced by an introductory knowledge of the wildlife you might see. We, at the Lodge at Red River Ranch, put together a checklist of animals common to Southern Utah – see if you can spot some of them. Read More

Play on The Lake

March 27th, 2012

Nature, Outdoor adventures

We at the Lodge refer to it simply as “The Lake.” It is the go-to quick vacation spot for locals and visitors. It is a great place to catch some rays, do a little waterskiing, hike the surrounding countryside, and have an all-around awesome time. We are, of course, referring to Lake Powell. Here are a couple of ideas to get you excited to visit “The Lake”, as if you needed any more. Read More

Photographing the Wonder

March 27th, 2012

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel

Some of the best nature photography in the world comes from Southern Utah. Zion, Capitol Reef, and Bryce Canyon National Parks are prime locations for professional and amateur photographers alike. We, at the Lodge at Red River Ranch, are supporters of both art and adventure. A photography trip to Southern Utah combines these to create a fun and memorable expedition. If you are interested in photography, consider visiting these locations, which we consider some of the most scenic in the region. Read More

Vacation Planning

March 27th, 2012

Outdoor adventures, Travel

Spring is officially here. And we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have spring fever! We are already making our summer vacation plans. If you want to create a great vacation experience, think about seeing the best of Southern Utah. As resident experts, we have some suggestions for you. Read More

Spring Break In Southern Utah

March 21st, 2012

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel

Spring has arrived in Southern Utah. As much as we love the other seasons, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch especially love springtime. The weather is pleasant and hiking possibilities are almost unlimited. The birds are returning and the desert flowers are about to bloom. And of course, schools across the nation are out for spring break. We think spending a week in Southern Utah is the perfect spring break vacation. Read More