Sorrel River Ranch, Utah — In southern Utah's redrock country, the quiet sandstone buttes and canyons offer superb hiking and scenery like nowhere else on earth. From the air, the interconnected rivers, canyons, and colorful formations, with names like the Needles, the Maze, and Deadhorse Point dazzle the eyes of passing pilots.
In late fall, winter, and early spring, you can have some of the world’s most spectacular scenery almost completely to yourself, and you don't have to rough it! Sorrel River Ranch is an upscale retreat with an ultra-rare address. It's right on the banks of the mighty Colorado River, and backed on both sides by walls of glowing red sandstone.
A perfect retreat for couples or families, the Ranch's location just 17 miles upstream from Moab and close to Canyonlands Airport (CNY) means most pilots land at CNY and rent a car or Jeep. Of course, if you have a helicopter, you can land right on their enormous front lawn, beside the horse paddock and organic garden! (In-season, about 75% of the produce comes from the ranch’s own farm, near the entrance.) The resort also has a full-service spa and pool open in warmer months.
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