Archive for the ‘Nature’ Category

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

Bryce Canyon – Free Days & More

March 22nd, 2013

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel

We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch are always excited about visiting Bryce Canyon National Park. Throughout the entire year, Bryce Canyon offers a chance to take a break and admire the beauty of nature. This month, Bryce Canyon released its list of free entrance days. We thought we’d pass them on to you: Read More

The Grand Canyon

March 19th, 2013

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel

In every country, there are a handful of places that are considered a “must-see” location. In the United States one of these locations is Grand Canyon National Park. Everyone should make the trip to see the Grand Canyon. We at the Lodge have some suggestion to make your Grand Canyon trip even better. Read More

Spring Break In Southern Utah

March 18th, 2013

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 virtually unlimited. The birds have returned 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

A Brief History of the NPS in Utah

March 15th, 2013

Education, Historical places, Nature

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 River Ranch thought we’d share a few of the highlights, especially about the formation of Utah’s National Parks. Read More