The Blog at Red River Ranch

A Short History Lesson

March 4th, 2014

Education, Historical places

The first settlers were, of course, Native American Indians. Anasazi and Hopi tribes lived in what is now Capitol Reef National Park and Boulder Mountain. You can view petroglyphs inside Capitol Reef (especially along the board walk) and in lots of other places nearby. Drive into Fish Creek Cove and see more rock art up close. Then take the road up to the town of Boulder and visit the Anasazi Museum.

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Spring Fever Cures

February 25th, 2014

Outdoor adventures, Travel

Winter is almost officially over, and it certainly feels that way here in Southern Utah. The day begins a little sooner everyday, the weather is growing warmer, and the wildlife is exhibiting increased signs of activity. If you are anything like us at the Lodge, you’re starting to itch with Spring Fever – the desire to get out and enjoy the new life. Here are a couple great getaways for early spring. Read More

A State Park Experience

February 14th, 2014

Outdoor adventures, Travel

If you’re planning a trip to Utah, you are undoubtedly coming for the beauty the state has to offer – whether that be in the snow-capped mountains or the desert sandstone. So, it’s safe for us to assume that you are planning on visiting one or more national parks. And you definitely should. But if you’ve got the time, why not check out a few of the many state parks. They are often just as spectacular, but with fewer people.
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Rock Routes

January 20th, 2014

Outdoor adventures

Few things compare to the rush of blood that comes from rock climbing. With the physical exertion, the heights and the expansive scenery, it’s no wonder that the sport is one of the fastest growing activities in the US. And in this post we want to give you (the potential rock climber) a little bit of info on the best rock climbs in Southern Utah. Read More

January Sunshine

January 17th, 2014

Outdoor adventures, Travel

This winter has been unusally warm. And we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch think that is a great thing. It means you can get outside, breath in some fresh air and play in the sun. If you’re looking for a quick weekend get-a-way, we’ve got a couple of suggestions for you.

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