Archive for the ‘Outdoor adventures’ Category

New Year, New Experiences

We’ve reached the end of 2013. And we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch want to thank all our guests for a great time together. We hope that the new year promises new chances for more exploration. Happy 2014, everyone!

To conclude the year, we’ve compiled a list of the top ten places that we’ve visited this year. (A little something to get you thinking about your own plans for 2014.) Here’s the list: Read More

Winter Fun

December 10th, 2013

Outdoor adventures, Travel

If you want to have a unique winter vacation experience, head to Southern Utah this season. While, admittedly, most of the tourism declines in the winter months, there are still plenty of activities do enjoy. We usually get enough snow in the higher elevation regions to support snowmobiling, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. But the lower elevation parts (such as Capitol Reef National Park) sometimes stay snow-free all winter – so you can play in the sun. Read More

Ski Resorts of Southern Utah

November 30th, 2013

Outdoor adventures

In case you haven’t noticed, the recent snowfall has us thinking about winter fun. And while it may be a bit early in the season, we wanted to talk about our two favorite ski resorts in Southern Utah. Brian Head and Eagle’s Point ski resorts are the perfect places to spend a day in the snow. Read More

Ice Fishing Is for You

November 29th, 2013

Outdoor adventures

Too many people stow away their fishing equipment after the last leaves have fallen. And if you are about to do just that – stop. It’s time you try ice fishing. Serious anglers have been ice fishing for as long as anyone can remember. And if you haven’t ever cut a hole in the ice and tried to catch your dinner through it, then here are a few tips to help get you started. Read More

See the Parks in Winter

November 26th, 2013

Outdoor adventures, Travel

Winter has come to Southern Utah. This week we had almost six inches of snowfall at the Lodge. Now that autumn is over, people seldom visit the national parks. This is understandable. However, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch still recommend visiting national or state parks when you get that itch to get outside. And while, true, temperatures can be low, we still think you can have fun. Read More