Posted: Apr 30, 2010, 04:36
ROCKIN R RANCH
Brandon and Brandi Hanks
In operation for almost 40 years, the Rockin R Ranch, is a guest ranch and working cattle ranch, located near Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park and Capitol Reef National Park, and is a unique alternative for families (whose children are placed in southern Utah programs) to spend time together during visits and share experiential experiences.
Rockin R Ranch's managers, Brandon and Brandi Hanks, who previously worked as staff members at Discovery Ranch, are familiar with emotional growth, therapeutic programs, create experiences for visiting families, enabling them to grow closer and create lasting memories.
Rockin R Ranch is situated on 1,000 acres of meadows and fields that includes a three story western lodge which houses 37 rooms, a dining room, game rooms featuring ping pong, billiards and air hockey, a dance hall, reading room, weight and fitness room, an archery range, swimming pond, children's playground, fire pit and horseshoe pit.
Just some of the activities that are available include horseback riding and lessons, guest participation rodeo events, hiking, fishing, summertime river floats, western dancing, campfires and a petting barn and pony rides for children and/or participation in a week long cattle drive as a "cowhand".
[This information came from the Rockin R Ranch website.]