The Blog at Red River Ranch

Petrified Forests of Southern Utah

May 8th, 2014

Nature, Outdoor adventures

There are many wonderful places to visit in Southern Utah. Some are well known – such as Zion National Park – and some are local secrets. One of the places that most tourists never visit is Escalante Petrified Forest State Park. The Petrified Forest Located near the town of Escalante, in Garfield County. It encompasses 1,300 acres of Southern Utah desert and offers the visitor a chance to explore ancient fossils, both from pant and animals – including dinosaurs. Read More

Utah Symphony’s Mighty 5

April 29th, 2014

Lodge Announcements

We have some amazing news for anyone who will be in Southern Utah on August 12th. The Utah Symphony will be performing at all the Utah national parks in its Mighty 5 Tour. This is a historic opportunity to enjoy nature coupled with fantastic music.

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UTVs

We at the Lodge are all about helping you have the best vacation possible. We provide luxurious accommodations, spectacular views, guided fishing trips and now the chance to explore more of Southern Utah on UTVs. Read More

The Henry Mountains

April 12th, 2014

Education, Historical places

The Henry Mountains are a very isolated mountain range in South Central Utah, near Capitol Reef. For anyone who wants to “get away from it all,” we can think of no better place. Incredibly, the Henrys were the last explored range in America, and the last to be named. Their namesake is Joseph Henry, the noted physicist and secretary of the Smithsonian Institute. This mountain range still has many mysteries. Read More

Dinosaur Themed Vacation

April 7th, 2014

Education, Nature

Utah has many great features – most notably it’s scenery. There is, however, a rather unique aspect of Utah that many visitors overlook. We are, of course, talking about dinosaurs. The state has become famous for its abundance of dinosaur fossils. With that in mind, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have gathered some information for creating a dinosaur themed vacation. Check out these locations: Read More