Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

Three Regions (Reprised)

November 14th, 2014

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel

Capitol Reef National Park is a showcase of natural splendor. It contains massive sandstone towers, high-desert mesas, narrow canyons, and plenty of room to explore. We at the lodge have unofficially subdivided Capitol Reef into three geographical regions. There is the Main Thoroughfare area, Cathedral Valley, and the Waterpocket Fold. Here is some info on each of the sections, to help you explore it all. Read More

Burr Trail: In Depth

October 10th, 2014

Outdoor adventures, Travel

There are many fantastic scenic routes in Southern Utah. But in our opinion, one of the best is the Burr Trail. We at the Lodge recently drove along this route again, and we thought we’d give you an in-depth look at what to expect on the Burr Trail.

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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

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