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What is Cascade Ridge?

Updated: Oct 19, 2023

You may be asking yourself what Cascade Ridge is. Fortunately, you’ve come to the right place. We can provide you with all the pertinent information you need about this gravel. From there, you can decide if this crushed stone is best suited for your needs. In this article, we’ll answer all the questions most frequently asked by customers.



Is this crushed stone similar to ‘New England River Rocks’?

Cascade Ridge gravel can be compared to New England River Rocks due to their similarities. Like New England River Rocks, Cascade Ridge is available in a wide variety of colors. Unlike New England River Rocks, Cascade Ridge is crushed stone. In fact, this gravel is a crushed derivative of our colorful river rounds. Since it's crushed, there’s better compaction especially for driveways and walkways. Cascade Ridge gravel is particularly suited for high traffic areas because any round stone above ½” would move around too much to be suitable for walking or driving on. With Cascade Ridge gravel, you’ll still get similar qualities as you would with New England River Rock.

What color is this gravel?

As we’ve mentioned, Cascade Ridge gravel is available in an assortment of colors. Cascade Ridge is actually known to be one of the most colorful crushed stones available. The colors range from blues, grays, reds, pinks, tans, etc. You definitely have your pick of colors or aesthetics that you may choose. The colors really pop when this gravel is wet, though the beauty is apparent whether this crushed stone is wet or dry. Cascade Ridge gravel can really elevate the visual appeal of your property.



Why haven’t you heard of the Cascade Ridge variety before?

DeFeo Materials has just recently started offering Cascade Ridge after testing the popularity with consumers. By crushing our popular New England River Rock, we are able to expose a truly stunning amount of colors.

What sizes do you offer?

In the past, we have not been able to offer more than just the dry screened, 3/4" Cascade Ridge. However, as of May 2023, we will be washing 3/4" and 1-1/2" sizes in the Cascade Ridge and can offer both 3/8" or a 1-3" size, if custom ordered.



Common Applications

Cascade Ridge gravel is suitable for a number of projects. This product is great for those looking for crushed stone to use for landscaping projects such as driveways or smaller walkways. The best applications for Cascade Ridge include parking lot areas, pathways, and commercial parking lot medians. Overall, Cascade Ridge gravel can serve a variety of purposes.

How Much Crushed Stone Should You Order?

Calculating the exact amount of stone you need for a project may seem overwhelming. But this process can be made easier if you use our project calculator. All you need to do is measure the dimensions of your space and input those measurements into our calculator. In just those simple steps, you can calculate how many yards or tons you need. Our calculator works for any shape size including rectangular, circular, and other unique spaces. We understand that circular spaces can be intimidating to calculate. The same can be said for unique spaces that have different edges than a traditional circle or rectangle. That’s why we offer this calculator to customers so that the job can be made much easier. With this calculator, you can figure out the exact amount of stone you’ll need.


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