Archive for October, 2012

Concerning Pumpkin Launching

October 30th, 2012

Entertainment, Outdoor adventures

We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch encourage any and all visitors to get involved in our community. Which is why we like to inform you of all the going-ons and give you the chance to join in the fun. Read More

The 3 sections of Capitol Reef

October 21st, 2012

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel

Capitol Reef National Park is a compilation of massive sandstone towers, highland plateaus, narrow canyons, and everything in between. It is a showcase of southwestern splendor. We at the lodge have unofficially subdivided Capitol Reef into three geological sections. There is the Main Thoroughfare area, Cathedral Valley, and the Waterpocket Fold. Each has something a little different to offer. Read More

Special Places – Hamburger Rocks

Capitol Reef National Park is a place of spectacular beauty; it has so many areas of special, natural wonder. Unfortunately very few people get to visit these special places. In an effort to make these hidden treasures known to the public, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have created this blog series to highlight the best-unknown places of Capitol Reef. Watch for new “Special Places” posts.

In this post we’ll be talking about Hamburger Rocks. Read More

National Parks Outside of Utah

Utah has five amazing national parks, seven national monuments and numerous state parks. But in addition to its impressive array of public lands, Utah is also a gateway for several national parks in the surrounding states. We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch thought we’d provide some information on these parks in case you want to include them in your Utah national park vacation. Read More

Animals of Wayne County

The flora and fauna of Wayne County add to the natural geological beauty of this land. Watching for the different native animals can provide additional entertainment for both adults and children. On your next road trip to Capitol Reef, we at the Lodge challenge you to watch for these animals – see how many you can spot. Read More