Archive for the ‘Historical places’ Category

Our History

August 31st, 2013

Education, Historical places

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 the history of this land by visiting some of these sites: Read More

Dinosaurs in Utah

July 31st, 2013

Education, Historical places, Travel

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 River Ranch have gathered some information for creating a dinosaur themed vacation. Check out these locations: Read More

Utah’s Dead Horse State Park

Utah has a plenty of state parks. And one of the best (in our opinion) 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 from the canyon floor. You may recognize the landscape from the final scenes of the film “Thelma and Louise.” We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch recommend that you check out Dead Horse State Park the next time you get the chance. Read More

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 your trip.

The celebration takes place in Boulder, Utah, which is about an hour away from Torrey, Utah and Capitol Reef. Read More

Best of Wayne County

A lot of people come to Wayne County to visit Capitol Reef. Sometimes, however, it’s nice to know what else you can do in the county. To help you find some extra fun, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have compiled a list of the best things to do in Wayne County. Read More