Our History

One of the things that we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch love about this region of Southern Utah is the history. There have been thousands of years of human history lived in these deserts. And each tribe or group or civilization that lived here left its mark. We encourage you to check out [...]

2017-05-30T18:15:57+00:00 August 31st, 2013|Education, Historical places|

Dinosaurs in Utah

Utah has many great features – most notably it’s scenery. There is, however, a rather unique aspect of Utah that many visitors overlook. We are, of course, talking about dinosaurs. The state has become famous for its abundance of dinosaur, and other types of fossils. With that in mind, we at the Lodge at Red [...]

2017-05-30T18:15:57+00:00 July 31st, 2013|Education, Historical places, Travel|

Boulder Heritage

The Boulder Mountain community has been holding a Boulder heritage celebration for several years. This event recognizes the people that have lived in the beautiful area of Boulder, Utah. This July 12th and 13th marks the ninth annual celebration. If you’re down here around that time, consider taking the chance to add some variety to [...]

2013-06-27T12:47:58+00:00 June 27th, 2013|Education, Entertainment, Historical places|

Butch Cassidy and Hideout Country

This part of Southern Utah was infamous during the Old West. Butch Cassidy frequented the high desert country of Wayne County, hiding out in places like Little Crazy Horse Canyon and Robber’s Roost. Even today these places are relatively unvisited and they continue to reinforce a strong (even mythical) connection to the past. [...]

2013-04-15T13:41:50+00:00 April 15th, 2013|Historical places, Outdoor adventures|

A Brief History of the NPS in Utah

Utah is lucky to have so many national parks. In addition to the obvious conservation benefits, these parks provide recreation and additional income for many people. The history of the National Park Service – which today oversees nearly 450 natural, historical, recreational, and cultural areas – is quite fascinating. We at the Lodge at Red [...]

2017-05-30T18:15:59+00:00 March 15th, 2013|Education, Historical places, Nature|

Dead Horse

Utah has a plethora of state parks. And one of the best – and least visited – is Dead Horse State Park. This park offers a fantastic view of the high desert near Moab, of the Colorado River, and of Canyonlands National Park. Dead Horse State Park has impressive canyon walls that rise 2,000 feet [...]

2013-03-02T14:42:49+00:00 March 2nd, 2013|Historical places, Travel|