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Take a Tour

Take a 360 tour of the park. Each photo allows you to see and feel the different areas of the park.

Go to  the bottom of the page - Select a Stone - for more detailed photos.

Take a Tour

Inscriptions at the Park

"Yesss Baby!!"
-John Thomas
1943-2011
"Trees are the answer"
-Trammell Crow
"I loved this place"
-Jaime Kelce
1957-2008
"I came I saw I bought. Let's play Hockey"
-Merv Lapin
1940-
"Ubi Fides Ibi Amor"
-Dean Canada
1942-2008
"Soars with the eagles; Sails in the wind"
-James Roupp
1952-1991
"Live your dream"
-Matthew 'Gus' Gustafson
1974-2008
"Mountains to Climb"
-Matthew Horton
1974-2006
"No worries mate"
-Graydon Silver
1960-1997
"He enjoyed the ride"
-Rick
Beswick
1942-2007
"Love you too"
-Donald Hagen
1945-2007
"You're the best"
-James Viele
1946-2009
"It's good to be silly"
-Kathleen Viele
1946-2007
"What the heart has once known it shall never forget
-Erich Windisch
1918-2007
"We Teach what we Live"
-Julia Kaemmer
1931-2007
"Eat, Drink, Talk, Have Fun"
-Robert 'Bob' Berger
1931-2005
"He was the Woods"
-Earl 'Bud' Kellar
1918-2008
"She was the Meadow
-Barbara Kellar
1921-2008
"The moguls are your Friends
-Walter Belleville
1927-2004
"Life is learning to dance in the rain"
-Mary Ellen Canniff
1943-2008
"Thanks for stopping by and saying hello"
-Carolyn Walker
1919-2009
"You are my Rock."
-Trent Cole
"Love and Memories live forever"
-John Welker
"Tis'I-The Happy Hiker"
-Julia Tyler
"We're home, Resting."
-Jim & Sharon Norwood
"Con Te Partiro"
-Gary Louis Post
July 4,1948-July 26, 2008
"Run, Hunt, Fetch, Rest in Paradise"
-Buck
"Life is an adventure"
-Robert Nels Martinson
1945-2013
"Music is like breathing"
-Arthur Jazz Anton

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About Us

Vail Memorial Park

  • It completes our life cycle as individuals and as a community.
  • It gives Vail a soul.
  • It provides a lasting remembrance of our loved ones.
  • It connects us to the next generation.
  • All who feel connected to Vail have a place here.
  • The Vail Memorial Park Foundation is a 501c.13 nonprofit nonsectarian foundation.

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Pet Memorials

Honor and remember your pet and the times you spent together in Vail.  Our custom pet park allows you to have a special reminder of your beloved pet.

Vail Memorial Park
Welcome to Vail Memorial Park

Vail Memorial Park provides a place where those who have lived in Vail, or loved the Gore Creek valley, can be memorialized. Any current or past resident of Vail or Eagle County and anyone who feels an emotional connection with the region is invited to purchase a memorial inscription. Cremated remains may be scattered or interred in an urn of biodegradeable material. 

The 11 acre park is home to native plants and animals. Ecosystems range from wetlands to forest to high alpine desert. The park consist of a network of crushed gravel pathways that form loops through the trees and native boulders. The memorial boulders, walls, and benche line these pathways. At spring run off, waterways come though the park to provide needed moisture to the area. During the Summer months the wildflowers bloom in all their glory. The memorial stones and inscriptions blend with the natural surroundings. Environtmently concious and low water usage. 

The Park is located along the Gore Creek. Parking is available I-70, Exit 180. Walk 1/3 mile downstrem along the Gore Creek Recreation Path. On the left, just past the arched bridge. Please inquire if you would like assistance accessing, or have questions about the Vail Memorial Park.

Several types of memorials are available:

  • Memorial inscriptions on stones in low dry stacked walls or free standing boulders
  • Memorial flagstone pavers as the base of the dry stacked wall start at $2000 for Vail residents.
  • Stone benches and oversized boulders may be placed, please inquire.
  • Ashes may be scattered at the site or intered in a biodegradable urn behind the memorial walls or under memorial stones.

 
970 476 3400 | Post Office Box 6444 | Vail, Colorado 81658