The Lodge At Red River Ranch
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews The Lodge At Red River Ranch Teasdale
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In the morning, we left for Capital Reef National Park. It was about 1 ½ hours away, but the scenery along the way was beautiful – valleys, mountains, valleys, mountains…When we finally arrived, we went to the Visitor's Center to find out about this Park.
The main geological attraction that defines this Park is a Waterpocket Fold - a nearly 100-mile long warp in ...
... br> This warp, probably caused by the same colliding continental plates that created the Rocky Mountains, has weathered and eroded over millennia to expose layers of rock and fossils. The park is filled with brilliantly colored sandstone cliffs, gleaming white domes, and contrasting layers of stone and earth.
The area was named for ...
... to Torrey for a quick stop for drinks, snacks and coffee. The next bit of the drive was the start of Scenic highway 12, which I'd read is rated as a top scenic drive in the US. And they weren't wrong! It wound through pretty forests and it had snowed recently so the ground was mostly white and some of the pine trees also has a light dusting of snow - very pretty! And there were a few lookouts along the way. The first ...
... on the road and heading now towards highway 12. We stopped at Torrey as I started to panic that we had very little cash left but there wasn't much at Torrey apart from a rather expensive and not very interesting general store and an ATM that would only let you have $20 so having to hope that the restaurant at Boulder takes cards !
As soon as we turned onto highway 12 the ...
... hard liquor" on the go at any one point in time. Wow… Once we overcame Jen’s obvious drinking problem, things went smoothly.
The Hotel was quite a surprise package, especially given the remote location; a good restaurant, breakfast included in price (very rare), good size room, indoor pool, gift shop, on site bakery and can arrange packed lunches. Very friendly staff and we recommend staying here.
Cheers, the Berrys