Red Cliffs Lodge
Why We Love This Hotel
- You can't help but gasp at the sunset views
- John Wayne fans will love the free on-site Moab Museum of Film and Western Heritage filled with memorabilia of the many movies filmed at the Red Cliffs Ranch
- Located on the banks of the Colorado River
- A great home base for those visiting Arches and Canyonlands National Parks
This location may seem familiar to some guests, as it has been a popular filming site for many movies, commercials, music videos and advertisements. Bon Jovi’s “Blaze of Glory,” "Thelma and Louise," "Star Trek" and "The Lone Ranger" were all filmed at the Red Cliffs. The location is ideal for those visiting both Arches and Canyonlands National Parks as well as Dead Horse Point State Park and other sites.
Guests can choose to stay in a private cabin overlooking the Colorado River or in a suite in the main lodge. The King Suite sleeps up to four people, has a full kitchenette, private, furnished deck and terra-cotta-tiled bathrooms. The 2-Queen Suite sleeps up to six people. It boasts a gas fireplace, separate dining area and authentic Western design style. All rooms have complimentary Wi-Fi.
The on-site winery, Castle Creek, is the largest winery in Utah and looks out over the white-water rapids. Guests can also enjoy the tennis courts, spa, fitness center, outdoor pool or even go for a horseback ride on trails made famous by John Wayne. The in-house restaurant, the Cowboy Grill, serves all-day dining options including bagged lunches for those heading out on an adventure. Arches National Park is a 30-minute drive, and Canyonlands National Park is approximately an hour away.