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Huge dome of high-quality pink and red granite, prized worldwide. Quarrying began in 1880s for construction of the Texas Capitol, and has provided an unending flow ever since without the bulk of the dome diminished. View from roadside picnic area N of town.

Location: R.M. 1431 N, Marble Falls Texas

(Belton) Belton Lake
(Granger) Granger Lake
(Marble Falls) Granite Mountain
(Georgetown) Inner Space Cavern
(Georgetown) Lake Georgetown
(Kingsland) Lake Lyndon B. Johnson

05/18 Coming to The Marble Falls area
Wild Hog Festival and Craft Fair Sabinal TX March22-24 The annual World Championship Wild Hog Catching Contest features a two-person team chasing a wild hog in a pen, capturing the hog, placing it in a burlap sack and crossing the finish line in the fastest time.
Old Settlers Music Festival Driftwood TX April18-21 Central Texas' signature music event featuring Grammy-winning Americana, arts and craft, camping, food, and libations.
Austin Yoga Conference Austin TX May11-12 Mehtab, Kyra Haglund, Charlotte Matsumura, and Gioconda are among the master yoga teachers who will appear at the Austin Yoga Conference.
Cactus Pear Music Festival San Antonio TX July5-15 A classical music festival inspired by the cactus pear margarita.