MARATHON, TEXAS

WHERE THE BIG BEND & DARK SKIES MEET

Marathon Chamber of Commerce

PO Box 163

Marathon, Texas 79842

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Thank you to our friends at the Brewster County Tourism Council for making this website possible, and for all your support in promoting our Big Bend communities - Marathon, Study Butte, Terlingua Ghost Town, Lajitas, and Big Bend National Park. Visit Big Bend!

© 2019 Marathon Chamber of Commerce

 

BUSINESSES

Our local businesses are a vibrant, engaged part of the Marathon community, and they very much appreciate your support!

Marathon Auto and Diesel, LLC.

Automotive and diesel repair and maintenance.

801 North  H Street (by the Water Company)

Marathon, Texas 79842

713-725-0825

email: jawgun@aol.com

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GAGE SPA

When relaxation and pampering are in order, the Spa at the Gage offers luxurious services including massage therapy, facials, body treatments and extensive day packages. Before your treatment, unwind in the hydrating Eucalyptus steam room, or enjoy a relaxing dip outdoors in the Gage Hotel’s heated pool.


432-386-4205
102 NW 1st Street
Hwy 90 West
Marathon, TX 79842
www.gagehotel.com/wellness/spa

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CASA LA VISTA RETREAT CENTER

Casa La Vista Retreat Center offers a unique, quiet, and serene environment for your next retreat and/or workshop, complete with an unobstructed view of the Glass Mountains by day and the Milky Way by night. We can comfortably accommodate 5 - 30 people, and will provide healthy and organic (as much as possible) meals, spa services, and make arrangements for lodging, as well as any other special arrangements you may have. All in the beautiful natural setting of the northern Chihuahuan Desert.


432-386-2222
645 Dickson
Marathon, TX 79842
www.casalavistaretreatcenter.com

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BIRDING BIG BEND

Join Mark Flippo for guided birding expeditions in Big Bend National Park. A thirty-year veteran of the National Park Service (seventeen of them at Big Bend providing interpretation and educational programs with an emphasis on birds), Mark can share his knowledge and experience to assist you in your quest.


432-371-2348
Big Bend National Park, TX
www.birdingbigbend.net

 

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WHITE LABEL WEB DEVELOPER

WLWeb.US | WhiteLabelWebDeveloper.com


Web technology for West Texas: speedy secure responsive web design, expert-rated web development, mobile app, ecommerce and web marketing solutions. From his headquarters in the majestic Big Bend Valley region of Brewster County Texas, expert-rated web designer, ecommerce web developer and web marketing specialist Tim “BDaddy” Shirley designs, develops and deploys cross-platform, standards-compliant and search-optimized website, social media and mobile app technology solutions targeting maximum impact and return on Internet investment.

 

877-919-0326
401 Legion Road
Alpine, TX 79830
http://whitelabelwebdeveloper.com

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EPIC ESCAPE GAME

Challenge yourself and your friends, family, or coworkers to an interactive adventure. Teams have 60 minutes to use clues and teamwork to solve puzzles and escape the room.


103 East Hwy 90, Marathon, TX 79842
marathon@epicescapegame.com
www.epicescapegame.com

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MARATHON BASIN WOOL

Fine fiber and wool milling - we are proud to continue a long family tradition of ranching and wool-milling in the Big Bend region of far West Texas. Our wool is locally raised and sheared, then milled on our ranch near Marathon, Texas.


50340 N Hwy 385, Marathon, TX 79842

432-395-2283

Our Etsy Store

Facebook Page
 

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MARAVILLAS RANCH

The Maravillas Ranch sits in the Del Norte mountain range, just south of Marathon, Texas, on the road to Big Bend National Park. Hunters have access to the Maravillas, as well as the Chalk Draw ranch (located just inside Big Bend National Park). Both ranches together encompass over 50,000 acres of privately owned land. The ranches are home to a diverse range of game such as elk, mule deer, whitetail, aoudad, wild turkey, quail, dove, feral hogs, and various predators such as bobcat and mountain lion.

 

Clients stay at the hunter's lodge close to Maravillas Creek, which has a great view of wildlife coming to water. The hunters lodge comfortably sleeps 12, has a comfortable common area, a fully stocked commercial kitchen, wood burning smoker grill, and a beautiful screened-in porch. The lodge also has a processing station and a large cooler for game storage.

432-376-2204 or 432-295-0081
Hwy 385 South
Marathon, TX 79842
www.maravillasranch.com

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GAGE FLORAL DESIGN

If you have a special event, Gage Floral Design would love to to be a part of it.

432-386-4205

102 NW 1st Street

Hwy 90 West

Marathon, TX 79842

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CENIZO JOURNAL

The Cenizo Journal is a quarterly journal dedicated to chronicling the history and people of Far West Texas through the work of writers, artists, poets and photographers. Available quarterly in the Big Bend area by subscription, or you can download a PDF of the current and past issues from www.cenizojournal.com.

If you live in, visit, or just love the West and you think you should be writing for us, contact us for submission guidelines. We would love to hear from you. Email us at editor@cenizojournal.com.

www.cenizojournal.com

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TALLEY–REED INSURANCE AGENCY

Based in Alpine, Texas, Talley–Reed Insurance Agency is proud to be your Independent Insurance Agent. We have served our neighbors in the Big Bend Area and the state of Texas since 1980.

Being an independent agent means that we aren’t limited to a single company’s policies. We can shop around to get you the best coverage for your situation at the best prices available. We represent several well-known insurance companies providing all forms of Personal and Commercial Insurance, so whether you are in need of Home, Auto, Motorcycle, Life, Health, Bonds or Commercial lines of insurance, we’ve got you covered. To get started on a no-obligation quote, give us a call at (432) 837-3459, or feel free to stop by our office any time.

432-837-3459

105 West Avenue E

Alpine, TX 79830

Open Monday - Friday, 8:30am - noon and 1 - 5pm

www.talleyreedinsurance.com

talleyreed@sbcglobal.net

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BOB FREEMAN PHOTOGRAPHY

We offer full service professional photography studio specializing in portraiture (location and in-studio), high school seniors, children and families, as well as events and weddings. Bob Freeman is a Certified Professional Photographer, one of only about 2000 certified photographers in the country at this time.


972-462-1849
P.O Box 288
Marathon, TX 79842
www.lovethatbob.com

 

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DR. CHARLENE WERNER

Simply Healthy Self: offering optometry, light and sound therapy, vision training, and homeopathy.


830-708-0275
www.simplyhealthyself.com

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HART II’s AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERDS

We offer proven, registered Australian Shepherd stockdogs - working dogs for farmers, ranchers, and family companions. For over thirty years our ASCA Hall of Fame sires and ASCA Hall of Fame dams have provided the genes, and we have provided the dedication in preserving the Australian Shepherd breed as stockdogs.

 

Our Aussies can be found working livestock (mostly cattle) on farms and ranches in 40 states, Mexico, Italy, Canada, France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, and Venezuela. A Hart II's Aussie will come to you with a 5-generation Working Breed Pedigree from the Australian Shepherd Club of America.

940-736-8606 or 940-612-0844
P.O Box 1148
Gainesville, TX 76241
www.hartsaussiestockdogs.com

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TRANSPECOS BANK

Full Service Banking and 24-Hour ATM.

Lobby Hours for Marathon Branch: Monday-Thursday 9 am to 11 am, Friday 9 am to 3 pm

109 W. Hwy. 90, Marathon, TX 79842
432-386-4500

www.transpecosbanks.com

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LAJITAS RESORT GOLF COURSE

"Black Jack’s Crossing" golf course is located at the Lajitas Resort, approximately 110 miles south of Marathon. The resort features a world class 18 hole golf course designed by PGA Hall of Fame golfer Lanny Wadkins.

Voted #1 Course You Can Play in Texas – The Dallas Morning News
Voted #1 Most Beautiful Golf Course in Texas – Golf Magazine
Voted #4 Course You Can Play in Texas – Golfweek Magazine

Voted #1 Resort Course in Texas - Texas Outside

432-424-5080 (pro shop)

432-424-5000 (front desk)

HC 70, Box 400

Lajitas, Texas 79852

Lajitas Resort Website

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AGUILAR FINA SERVICE STATION

Service station, automobile breakdown service and repairs, convenience store, food/beer/lottery. 


432-386-4364
801 East Highway 90
Marathon, TX 79842

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SIXTO'S ALON SERVICE STATION

Service station, automobile breakdown service and repairs, convenience store, food/beer/lottery. 24hr pump service.


432-386-4551
901 East Highway 90
Marathon, TX 79842

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