The Blog at Red River Ranch

Winter Fun

December 10th, 2013

Outdoor adventures, Travel

If you want to have a unique winter vacation experience, head to Southern Utah this season. While, admittedly, most of the tourism declines in the winter months, there are still plenty of activities do enjoy. We usually get enough snow in the higher elevation regions to support snowmobiling, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. But the lower elevation parts (such as Capitol Reef National Park) sometimes stay snow-free all winter – so you can play in the sun. Read More

Ski Resorts of Southern Utah

November 30th, 2013

Outdoor adventures

In case you haven’t noticed, the recent snowfall has us thinking about winter fun. And while it may be a bit early in the season, we wanted to talk about our two favorite ski resorts in Southern Utah. Brian Head and Eagle’s Point ski resorts are the perfect places to spend a day in the snow. Read More

Ice Fishing Is for You

November 29th, 2013

Outdoor adventures

Too many people stow away their fishing equipment after the last leaves have fallen. And if you are about to do just that – stop. It’s time you try ice fishing. Serious anglers have been ice fishing for as long as anyone can remember. And if you haven’t ever cut a hole in the ice and tried to catch your dinner through it, then here are a few tips to help get you started. Read More

See the Parks in Winter

November 26th, 2013

Outdoor adventures, Travel

Winter has come to Southern Utah. This week we had almost six inches of snowfall at the Lodge. Now that autumn is over, people seldom visit the national parks. This is understandable. However, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch still recommend visiting national or state parks when you get that itch to get outside. And while, true, temperatures can be low, we still think you can have fun. Read More

Visiting Horseshoe Canyon

November 2nd, 2013

Outdoor adventures, Travel

Horseshoe Canyon is of the coolest places in Utah. The canyon is fun to hike, but what sets it apart from other natural wonders is the rock art. It has one of the most extensive collections of American Indian rock art in the state. We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch are very impressed by Horseshoe Canyon. We think you should check it out. Read More