Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook

The greatest loss of life in hardrock mining history ocurred in Butte on June 8, 1917, when 168 men died in the tragic Speculator Fire Disaster. The Granite Mountain Memorial offers the visitor an unforgettable panoramic view of the 10,000-foot Highland Mountains, the Continental Divide and the remnants of a once booming mining industry. Interpretive plaques tell the story of the people, events and turbulent times that surrounded this catastrphic episode.

The Butte trail system has a trailhead just to the south and west of the Granite Mountain Memorial site. This trail connects the Top of the World trail down to the Mountain Con Park (a restored historic mine site).

Events in Butte
“Life in Miniature”
Butte, MT
May 5 - Oct 29
Art Walk
Butte, MT
May 5 - Oct 6
Butte Farmers' Market
Butte, MT
May 20 - Oct 7
Susan Fink, “In Character”
Butte, MT
Jul 1 - Sep 1
Bear Education and Safety Talk
Butte, MT
Jul 27 - Sep 21
Pam Fletcher Photography
Butte, MT
Aug 5 - Aug 31
Music at the Silver Dollar Saloon
Butte, MT
Aug 12 - Aug 28
“We Three @ the Carle”
Butte, MT
Aug 16 - Sep 15
“Macbeth”
Butte, MT
Aug 29
Uncommon VonCommon
Butte, MT
Sep 2 - Oct 14
The Original Festival
Butte, MT
Sep 8
Story Book Theatre at OGCT
Butte, MT
Sep 16 - May 19
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  • Cora Terrace Road
  • Butte, MT 59701
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  • 1000 George Street
  • Butte, MT 59701
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