Archive for the ‘Outdoor adventures’ Category

Utah’s National Parks: Pros and Cons

September 30th, 2014

Outdoor adventures, Travel

Of all the seasons, Autumn is perhaps the best time to visit Utah’s national parks. The parks are less crowded, cooler, and more colorful than ever. Utah boasts five awesome national parks, and deciding which to visit this fall can be tricky. Unfortunately, sometimes you can’t see them all. So we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have compiled a list of the pros and cons of each of the five parks. Maybe this will help you decide which to visit. Read More

The Hunt 2014

September 4th, 2014

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Wildlife

The 2014 hunting season has arrived. Here is some info for anyone coming to Southern Utah this season.

Every year the state of Utah sells or allows lotteries for a certain amount of species-specific hunting permits. The most common hunts in Southern Utah are for deer and elk. Permits for antelope, bison, bighorn sheep, and moose can also be obtained. A limited amount of once-in-a-lifetime and predatory animal permits are also awarded to a lucky few. Read More

Colors of Fall 2014

August 28th, 2014

Nature, Outdoor adventures

Autumn is just around the corner here in Southern Utah. September sees the aspen groves of Boulder Mountain turn golden. And if you’re anything like us, you want to get outside and see the change of the season. So to help you out, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have compiled a list of the best places to check out this fall in Southern Utah. Read More

Best State Park in Utah

August 7th, 2014

Outdoor adventures, Travel

If you’re planning a trip to Utah, you are undoubtedly coming for the beauty the state has to offer – whether that be in the snow-capped mountains or the desert sandstone. So, it’s safe for us to assume that you are planning on visiting one or more national parks. And you definitely should. But if you’ve got the time, why not check out a few of the many state parks. They are often just as spectacular, but with fewer people.
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Lesser Known Hikes

August 3rd, 2014

Outdoor adventures, Travel

Like most of you, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch love to go hiking. And we’ve often talked about the many amazing trails in Southern Utah, most especially in the national parks. But since there are so many great locations to play outside in this state, we wanted to talk about some of the lesser known places where you can hike and bike ’till your heart is content. Read More