Marble Falls Texas - For a Weekend or a Lifetime
Marble Falls was named for the Colorado River waterfalls flowing over marble outcroppings. Hunting, fishing and camping activities are popular activities. Native game fish abound in the area's lakes and streams. Fall and winter hunting seasons offer plentiful white-tailed deer, wild turkey and excellent wing shooting of migratory and native game birds. It is a stone's throw from Horseshoe Bay, a world-class residential and resort community.
Discover the lakes, hills and history of neighboring Burnet, north on Hwy 281.
Just east is Lago Vista, which enjoys over 15 miles of shoreline on the north side of Lake Travis. It is also a short drive from Spicewood,.
Visitors are attracted to the area by the large number of things to do. Read Hill Country Blog for news about music, events and other fun things to do in the Texas Hill Country.
Looking for your dream home, ranch or have other real estate needs? Be sure to visit the Marble Falls Real Estate Guide. The Highland Lakes.org offers something for everyone - places to stay, play, dine and more.
The Fox Memorial Marker is a monument overlooking the Colorado River and the scenic Hill Country. It is dedicated to Oscar J. Fox, composer of the classic popular song, "Hills of Home." It is located in a roadside park on U.S. 281, just south of town. Granite Mountain is a huge dome of high-quality pink and red granite, prized worldwide. Quarrying began in Marble Falls, Texas in the 1880s for construction of the Texas Capitol. An unending flow of the superb material has continued ever since, yet the bulk of the dome has hardly been diminished. Visitors are not admitted to the quarry area.
The beautiful area has several Scenic Drives. R.M. 1431 offers breathtaking scenery to both the northwest and southeast over winding curves and hills, with frequent glimpses of the Highland Lakes. Spring scenes are exceptionally beautiful. Both R.M. 2147, along the western shore of Lake Marble Falls, and Texas 71, through the Hill Country, are routes to be remembered.
Lake Marble Falls, a small 780-acre impoundment on the Colorado River, is one of a series of the Highland Lakes. Fishing is good all year. Boating, sailing, swimming and skiing are very popular. There are launching ramps, city parks, picnic facilities and a swimming pool at the lakeside. The lake winds nearly six miles up the Colorado River.
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