Western Colorado’s town of Marble should not be missed.
Leaving highway 133 the road to Marble shows bright homes
and beautiful Colorado scenery.
This area was open for fishing. Continuing on the road to Marble you will see marble blocks
waiting to be carved or used in monuments and buildings.
The Marble Gallery has many marble sculptures outside.
This cat looks ready to hunt.
Zeb and Soapy Smith Duck are a little nervous.
This fish is huge.
These were the only bears we saw today.
Marble, Colorado is the home of the Yule Marble Quarry. Marble from this quarry was used to construct the Lincoln Memorial in 1914. Also in Washington DC marble from the Yule Marble Quarry was used for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in 1930.
The Crystal River area provides many outdoor activities during the entire year. The river runs clear and the scenery is unsurpassed.
Marble is also home to Beaver Lake where many enjoy non-motorized watercraft activities. Marble is a small town, showing the beauty and outdoor wonders of Colorado. We hope you visit this friendly town soon.