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Towner Bus Tragedy Monument

In 1931, a blizzard hit at this site where six people, five students and bus driver lost their lives. Now a large stone monument marks the spot where heroic efforts saved the lives of the remaining 15 survivors, receiving national attention.

Highway 78 (89)
TownerCO  81071
(719) 438-2200

Hours of Operation
Weather permitting, always open.
From Pueblo, travel east on Highway 96, and then turn south on 78 (89). The marker is on the west side of the road between County Road D and County Road B.
Visitor Services
Travel Tips
Check road conditions in winter prior to traveling.
Entrance Fees

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