Marble | Crystal Mill

The picturesque Crystal Mill.

The mill on the Crystal River near Marble, CO

How to get there:

Drive about 22 miles south of SH 82 on SH 133 to CR 3 and 6 miles east on CR 3 to Marble.

  • From I-70/C470 to SH 133/Carbondale
  • 156 miles 2 hr 45 mins
  • GPS
  • SH 133/CR 3
  • 39.1159 -107.2708
  • GPS
  • The Mill
  • 39.0593 -107.1047

In General:4wd vehicle with low range requiredCampgroundFishing Available

The Crystal Mill is located 6 miles east of Marble, just before the ghost town of Crystal. It is reachable only in the summer and fall months by a rough, rocky, narrow, 4-wheel-drive road.

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Curecanti National Recreation Area

A series of three reservoirs. National Park

The Curecanti Needle from the Morrow Point Boat Tour.
Curecanti Needle NPS/Lisa Lynch

How to get there:

The Recreation Area is about 10 miles south of Crawford

  • From I-70/C470 to Crawford
  • 233 miles 4 hr 20 mins
  • GPS
  • Morrow Pt Overlook
  • 38.4688 -107.5455

In General:CampgroundFishing Available

Curecanti includes Blue Mesa, Morrow Point and Crystal Reservoirs. The recreation area is surrounded by Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service land.

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