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We find experiences are best when everyone has a clear idea of what they can expect so we'll tell you like it is!

OUR CUSTOMERS || Adventure seekers & travelers who love the great outdoors, who curiously pursue new horizons and are excited to explore the rustic West. Come visit us in the Lobby to get a map or some coffee - typically open 8am-8pm

SERVICE || The Riverside Ranch operates in similar manner to an AirBNB- which means we prefer you don't visit with the expectation we are a 5-Star full service resort. Keeping in mind our unique rural location. We do our absolute best to accommodate your basic needs and provide necessities for your comfort. We appreciate your cooperation in not smoking (except in designated area) and make an effort to leave the space tidy as that is the decent thing to do. Our staff are more than happy to help or answer any questions!

LOCATION ||  The Riverside Ranch is located in a quiet, rural valley in Southern Utah on 25 acres near the quiet town of Hatch (population of only 144!!). Our property was built in the in the late 1970's and is a work in progress. The motel is located just off the well traveled Scenic Hwy 89 ideally located between Bryce and Zion National Parks.

FOOD || While there are places to eat nearby, the hours and ownership may vary seasonally so its always best to call ahead. For your own comfort and convenience its a great idea to bring snacks or visit Joes Grocery store in Panguitch about 15 min drive. We have a BBQ onsite you can use as well.

CLIMATE || Located at 7000 feet Southern Utah primarily has a dry, semi-arid and desert climate. It is one of the driest states in the country with one of the lowest relative humidity percentages. However, some months like July have wonderfully refreshing rainstorms with rainbows & the sage turns green so it can be very surprising. As for wildlife, you may see a Bald Eagle, deer, local cows, buffalo and rainbow trout in the river!

OUR PROPERTY || offers RV spaces with a uniquely amazing view of the red cliffs and starry skies. RV & Camp area has a public bathroom with showers and toilets and is pet friendly! Nothing fancy but gets the job done. There is a community hall where you can relax, read or play games. Our Motel Rooms are simple, uncluttered, clean and comfortable. We offer free WiFi, a Coin Op Laundry onsite, and community fire pit & BBQ.There are ATV trails you access nearby our property

MOTEL CLEANING ||  We take extra precaution and attention to detail in cleaning. For stays two nights and under, we typically do not enter your room to clean, but we are happy to take out your trash and get you new towels whenever needed (just let us know in the Lobby). For stays 3 nights or longer, you can simply coordinate with our staff to let us know when/if you want your room fully refreshed. Dogs are welcome in certain rooms for a fee of $50 per night.

If you've read our reviews, you'll see that the vast majority of people genuinely enjoy their experience at the The Riverside Ranch, but some things are best made perfectly clear. Thank you for your patience and we strive to make your stay comfortable and memorable. We look forward to your arrival!


Motel Rooms: 3:00pm
RV/Campground: 3:00pm

Rooms: 11:00 am
RV/Tent Campground: 11:00 am

WE RECOMMEND... Plan your evening meal before arriving.
Local restaurants close early and the nearest alternatives are 20-25 minutes away.

1) Your name and room information are posted on the office door.
Rooms 1-5 (Building A, Ground Level)
Rooms 6, 7, 8 (Building B, Ground Level)
Rooms 9, 10, 11, 12 (Building B on 2nd Level)
2) Park in front of your room.
3) Your room is not locked.
4) Your Room Key is hanging on the wall as you enter the room.
5) Unpack for the night.
6) Complete your registration in the morning.
7) Breakfast: 7:00am-10:00am in office lobby
Room Check-Out is 11:00am.

WiFi Internet
Motel Password: riverside
RV Park Password: riverside

Reservation Policy:
At the time of making your reservation, you will be charged a deposit of (1) nights stay to guarantee your reservation.

3 Days before reserved date: 100% REFUND of deposit.
Less then 3 days: Charged 100% of deposit.
* No-Show or Same Day Cancellations - Charged 100% of [Full Reservation].
Room rates are per night, double occupancy plus state and local taxes of 11.20%.

PET Policy:
Motel Rooms: NO cats or dogs allowed.
RV Park: PETS allowed in RV park as long as they are monitored and no excessive barking.

A smoking area outside each room is provided for your convenience. There is a $200 cleaning fine for smoking in the rooms, in addition to any physical property damage such as burns to furniture, fixtures, carpets or linens.

Missing Items & Damages:
Please respect our property. Guests agree to be charged $75 for each missing linens, decorations or furniture stolen or damaged. Fees will be charged to the credit card on file. This includes guests exchanging their personal pillows with Motel Pillows.

Driving Directions:
Drive to Hatch, UT on Hwy. 89. We are 1/2 mile north of Hatch on the East side of the road. Mile Marker 117.

GPS: Use Lat & Long, NOT Street Address
LATITUDE 37.66055
LONGITUDE -112.42879
(We have frequent report that GPS navigation may not accurate to locate us.)

Directions from Salt Lake City, UTAH:
Take I-15 South to Utah Hwy 20. (Exit 95) Turn East on Hwy 20 to Hwy 89. Turn Right (South) on Hwy 89 to Panguitch, UT. We are 15 miles south of Panguitch on Hwy 89 on your left (1/2 mile north of the town of Hatch, UT.)

Directions from Las Vegas, NEVADA:
Take I-15 North to Cedar City exit 57. Stay on main street until you come to the Zion's Bank on right side. Turn right onto Hwy 14. Travel approximately 40 miles to Hwy 89. Turn left (North) onto Hwy 89. This is a very mountainous route with many twists and turns with a climb to 10,000'. [TO AVOID THIS ROUTE]; continue North on I-15 to Hwy 20. (Exit 95). Turn East on Hwy 20 until you hit Hwy 89. Turn Right (South) on Hwy 89 to Panguitch, UT. We are 15 miles south of Panguitch on Hwy 89 on your left (1/2 mile north of the town of Hatch, UT.)

Directions from Page, ARIZONA:
Take Hwy 89 North to Kanab, Ut. Turn right at the light. Continue on Hwy 89 for 56 more miles to mile marker 117. We are 1/2 mile north of Hatch, UT on the east side of Hwy 89.

[IMPORTANT NOTE]: Don't travel at NIGHT- to avoid deer/elk vehicle collisions. This is a serious travel hazard in Southern Utah.