Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

The Five – Bryce Canyon

September 10th, 2013

Outdoor adventures, Travel

This fall is the perfect time to explore some (or preferably all) of Utah’s five national parks. They’ll be less crowded and cooler. So we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have decided to help motivate you. In this five-part mini-series blog we will focus on the best ways to explore these parks. And this time, we’re talking about Bryce Canyon. Bryce is the most unique of the five parks. Read More

The Five – Capitol Reef

September 6th, 2013

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel

This fall is the perfect time to explore some (or preferably all) of Utah’s five national parks. They’ll be less crowded and cooler. So we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have decided to help motivate you. In this five-part mini-series blog we will focus on the best ways to explore these parks. We start, quite naturally, with Capitol Reef National Park. (It is our favorite.) Read More

Top 3 Hikes in the Fold

September 1st, 2013

Outdoor adventures, Travel

There are many awesome hikes in Capitol Reef, but some of the best (in our opinion) are a little off the beaten track. In order to get to these, you, the hiker, will need to drive south on the Notom Road, into the Waterpocket Fold. This part of Capitol Reef is much more wild and expansive than the main section of the park. Here is a list of the top 3 hikes in Waterpocket Fold: Read More

Fall Colors 2013

August 28th, 2013

Nature, Travel

September marks the beginning of autumn in the higher elevation regions of Southern Utah – places like Capitol Reef and Boulder Mountain. If you’re anything like us, fall stirs your blood and makes you want to get outside. We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have compiled a list of the best places to check out this fall in Southern Utah. Bring a jacket and come see the autumn leaves. Read More

Capitol Reef

August 11th, 2013

Outdoor adventures, Travel

Capitol Reef is, in our opinion, the best national park in Utah. It has the best features of all the other parks in the state – the sandstone towers of Zion Canyon, arches and bridges of Arches National Park, and the narrow slot canyons of Canyonlands. In order to see everything, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch encourage you to visit Capitol Reef’s three sections. It’s not official but this is how we divide up the park. Read More