Marble, Colorado with Zeb and Soapy Smith Duck

Western Colorado’s town of Marble should not be missed.

Entering Marble, Colorado

Entering Marble, Colorado

Leaving highway 133 the road to Marble shows bright homes

Really loved the flowers and this home near Marble

Really loved the flowers and this home near Marble

and beautiful Colorado scenery.

Beautiful place to fish but no fishing poles with us.

Beautiful place to fish but no fishing poles with us.

This area was open for fishing. Continuing on the road to Marble you will see marble blocks

Large pieces of marble

Large pieces of marble

waiting to be carved or used in monuments and buildings.

The Marble Gallery has many marble sculptures outside.

The Marble Gallery has so much stuff

The Marble Gallery has so much stuff

This cat looks ready to hunt.

Tell him we are friendly ducks, not tasty ducks

Tell him we are friendly ducks, not tasty ducks

Zeb and Soapy Smith Duck are a little nervous.

Great detail here

Great detail here

This fish is huge.

Zeb and Soapy could never land a fish of this size

Zeb and Soapy could never land a fish of this size

These were the only bears we saw today.

Mom and cub

Mom and cub

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.

Beaver Lake but we do not have a canoe

Beaver Lake but we do not have a canoe

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.

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