Archive for the ‘Outdoor adventures’ Category

Petrified Forests of Southern Utah

May 8th, 2014

Nature, Outdoor adventures

There are many wonderful places to visit in Southern Utah. Some are well known – such as Zion National Park – and some are local secrets. One of the places that most tourists never visit is Escalante Petrified Forest State Park. The Petrified Forest Located near the town of Escalante, in Garfield County. It encompasses 1,300 acres of Southern Utah desert and offers the visitor a chance to explore ancient fossils, both from pant and animals – including dinosaurs. Read More

UTVs

We at the Lodge are all about helping you have the best vacation possible. We provide luxurious accommodations, spectacular views, guided fishing trips and now the chance to explore more of Southern Utah on UTVs. Read More

Spring Break 2014

March 24th, 2014

Outdoor adventures, Travel

Spring has officially 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, which means you wont overheat on the trail. The birds have returned and the desert flowers are in bloom. And of course, schools across the nation are out for spring break. Maybe we’re just biased, but we think spending a week in Southern Utah is the perfect spring break vacation. Read More

Special Places – Temples and Walls

Capitol Reef National Park is a place of spectacular beauty; it has so many areas of special, natural wonder. Unfortunately, very few people get to visit these special places. In an effort to make these hidden treasures known to the public, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have created this blog series to highlight the best-unknown places of Capitol Reef. Watch for new “Special Places” posts. In this post we’ll focus on Cathedral Valley, specifically the Temple of the Sun and Moon, and the Walls of Jericho. Read More

Spring Fever Cures

February 25th, 2014

Outdoor adventures, Travel

Winter is almost officially over, and it certainly feels that way here in Southern Utah. The day begins a little sooner everyday, the weather is growing warmer, and the wildlife is exhibiting increased signs of activity. If you are anything like us at the Lodge, you’re starting to itch with Spring Fever – the desire to get out and enjoy the new life. Here are a couple great getaways for early spring. Read More