Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

Three Hikes You Will Love

June 12th, 2014

Outdoor adventures, Travel

Capitol Reef is full of great hikes, all of them are great, but some are better than others (well, at least, in our opinion.) These three are off the beaten track, but well worth the effort. In order to get to these, you will need to drive south into the Waterpocket Fold – the southern part of Capitol Reef. An area much more wild and expansive than the main section of the park. If you want some adventure Read More

June Events 2014

There is a lot happening here in Southern Utah. So naturally we want you to make the most of it. The following is a list of the events in and around Capitol Reef for June 2014.

On June 6th the Entrada Institute of Torrey will hold it’s first Cowboy Dinner in conjunction with the Broken Spur Restaurant. 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

Zion in the Spring

March 20th, 2014

Nature, Travel

Today is the first day of spring – hooray! We at the Lodge love this season, perhaps most of all. The renewed sense of life and the welcome return of longer, sunnier days makes us feel great. And the only way (we’ve checked, it is the only way) to truly celebrate spring is to get out and play outside. Nowhere in Utah is so inviting as the national parks – and Zion in particular. 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