The Blog at Red River Ranch

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

ATV Trails

May 21st, 2015

Outdoor adventures

Most people come to Southern Utah for the amazing physical activities that can be enjoyed here. Hiking, cycling, climb, whitewater rafting and horseback riding are some of the more popular ones. And these are all fun, without question, but some people like to go a little faster. Which is why ATV trails are so awesome. Read More

Red Canyon

May 5th, 2015

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel

The thing about Southern Utah is there is always more to see. For example, many people go to one or two of the national parks while visiting our state. Some people even go to all five – Zion, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon, Arches and Canyonlands – which, as you can imagine, is a pretty good sampling of Southern Utah. But there are still many locations, each with its own wonders, left unvisited. Read More