Archive for the ‘Nature’ Category

The Top 5 Things to do in Zion

June 10th, 2013

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel

Zion National Park protects 150,000 acres of some of the most incredible landscape in North America. Every year almost 3 million people come from all across the world just to see the park’s natural splendors. In this amazing place, how do you decide what to see when you visit? To point you in the right direction, we’ve complied a list of the top 5 things to do in Zion. Read More

Our Zion Recommendations

April 27th, 2013

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel

Zion National Park is one of the greatest places on earth. We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch recommend that anyone who comes to Utah (especially if you’re coming from overseas) check out Zion. But since Zion is so huge, and so crowded in summer, it pays to do a little planning ahead. Here are our recommendations for the first time visitor in Zion National Park. Read More

April is Nature Month

April 21st, 2013

Education, Nature, Outdoor adventures

April is one of our favorite months. The birds are back from their migrations, the fruit trees are blossoming and the desert sage is bright and fragrant. It is fitting that April is also the month in which the celebrations of Earth Day and Arbor Day (or, Arbor and Bird Awareness Day) are observed. There is nothing like springtime to make you appreciate nature. Read More

The Henry Mountains

April 3rd, 2013

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Wildlife

The Henry Mountains are a very secluded mountain range in South Central Utah. For anyone who wants to “get away from it all” for awhile, we can think of no better place. The Henrys were the last explored range in America, and the last to be named. Their namesake is Joseph Henry, the noted physicist and secretary of the Smithsonian Institute. Read More

Nine Mile Canyon and San Rafeal

March 25th, 2013

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel

Canyon Country is a large section in Central Utah that is generally passed over by visitors. The ski resorts draw people to the northern section of the state, and the national parks attract tourists to Southern Utah, but the central region is often forgotten. This is unfortunate, as there are some cool things to do and see there. So, if you want to get off the beaten path a little, visit Canyon Country. Read More