Posts by Redsandshotel

Hickman Bridge Trailhead Reopened

Hickman Bridge Trailhead Reopened

The Hickman Bridge Trailhead off Utah Highway 24 had been closed upon discovery of the a rockfall that blocked the entrance to the trail last year. However thanks to the Rocky Mountain National Park trail crew it is now reopen for us to enjoy! A portion of a retaining wall just beyond the rockfall was washed out during last seasons flooding in September.Hikers are asked to use caution when hiking through this area. Masonry work will begin in the spring as warmer temperatures allow. The Hickman Bridge Trail, 2 miles round-trip (3.2 km) is one of the most popular trails in Capitol Reef National Park.  This trail provides great views of the reef, Capitol Dome. the spectacular Hickman Bridge and also provides access to the Rim Overlook and Navajo Knobs...

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Hotel Policies

HOTEL POLICIES It’s important to us that each Guest is given appropriate information to make their stay as comfortable as possible. Here you can find details of our Hotel Policies on items such as Check-In/Check-Out times, Cancellations, Payment, and much more. For additional details, please contact the hotel and speak to one of our helpful Team Members SMOKING Our hotel is nonsmoking. We have designated smoking areas outside for your convenience. Check-in / Check-out Check-In Time 3:00 pm Minimum Age to Register 21 Check-Out Time 11:00 am Early Departure Fee $0.00 Late Check-Out Fee $0.00 if prior to 11:00 am and $30.00 between 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm MST Cancellations Cancellation Policy Our cancellation policy requires notice 48 hours prior to 3:00 pm on...

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Jason Martin

Jason Martin

Jason Martin has a talent for creating landscapes of Capitol Reef National Park. His artwork is displayed at Red Sands Hotel and is for sale. Please contact Red Sands Hotel to purchase any of Jason Martin’s unique landscape...

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Jarod Hansen

Jarod Hansen

Jarod Hansen lives in Kanab where he is surrounded by breathtaking red rock cliffs an inspiration to creating his favorite work.  He enjoys working with stone creating functional stone sculptures such as address plaques, monumental pieces and city signs.  He is also an incredible oil painter. His painting of the Indian hanging off the Temple of the Sun is displayed in the lobby of our Hotel and is for sale. The Temple of the Sun and the Moon is one of the many miraculous areas to visit when touring Capitol Reef National Park.  He recently finished his bachelor degree at SUU and has returned home to Kanab, Utah from a deployment from Iraq. Contact Jarod Hansen for prices and orders.      ...

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Wade Hansen

Wade Hansen

A century ago James Jensen, son of Danish immigrants, learned to cut stone in the granite quarries of Little Cottonwood Canyon.  From son to son his legacy has passed down five generations to Wade Hansen, his uncle Wes Hansen, cousins Brad and Glen Hansen to his nephew Jarod Hansen who all specializes in the very artistically difficult craft of stone carving. For the last fifty five years the Hansen’s have worked on nearly every local renovation or stone construction project, continually absorbing techniques from other stone workers and learning by trial and error.   Wade Hansen’s Gargoyle inspired by the cover of a Stephen King Book was carved using sandstone from the same quarry that provided the stone for the City County Building in Salt Lake City Utah. ...

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