The Blog at Red River Ranch

Go Rafting This Summer

June 30th, 2015

Outdoor adventures, Travel

This month has been usually hot here in Southern Utah, just like most of the Western United States. So, when contemplating your summer plans, hiking might not sound too appealing. Luckily, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have a suggestion to save your summer. How do you feel about whitewater rafting?

Rafting is pretty exciting, and Utah has some great whitewater courses that we guarantee will make your heart pound. Check out our list of the top three places to go rafting in Utah. Read More

Torrey Apple Days 2015

June 26th, 2015

Entertainment

We have a tradition in the town of Torrey, Utah. Every year we hold a Fourth of July celebration known as Apple Days. This little tradition has grown every year, and we now routinely meet people from all over the world at the events. If you happen to be in town this Independence Day, here’s a list of what to expect from the 2015 Torrey Apple Days celebration.

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Kodachrome Basin

June 15th, 2015

Outdoor adventures, Travel

We in Utah are lucky. We live in a state that has five national parks. Plus several more parks in the neighboring states (and most are less than a day away.) In fact, we are so famous for our national parks that people come from all across the globe to visit our state. But, and this is the point, our national parks are so venerated that people forget all about our state parks. Read More

Take a Hike… To Golden Throne

June 9th, 2015

Nature, Outdoor adventures

Capitol Reef is a fantastic place to hike. The desert scenery is breathtaking and the air is clear. And because its less well-known than other Utah parks, even the most popular hikes in Capitol Reef are uncrowded. If you want to get out and explore nature, take a hike in Capitol Reef. This week’s recommendation: Golden Throne. Read More

Everyone Should Visit the Grand Canyon

May 30th, 2015

Outdoor adventures

Being Utah residents, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch usually write about the attractions that are found in Southern Utah. But, of course, every state has its own collection of amazing locations. And since, in nature, there are no state lines, we’re adding a special section to our blog – “Nearly Nearby Attractions.” And first on our new list is the Grand Canyon. Read More