Cave of the Mounds

View Website Favorite (28) 2975 Cave Of The Mounds Rd - Blue Mounds, WI 53517
Information: 608-437-3038

Open year 'round daily 9am-5pm, last cave entry 4pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Visit our local National Natural Landmark - Open year 'round for guided tours of this beautiful natural limestone cave. Walking tours follow paved, lighted walkways on a stroll that is easy for all ages. Fill your pockets with treasure at the Gemstone Mine & Fossil Dig or discover unique natural items in our amazing Rock & Fossil Gift Shop. The Visitor Center has a variety of educational displays about the natural and cultural history of the area. Explore Rock, Rain and Butterfly Gardens, Interpretive Trails, & picnic areas that offer visitors an exceptional outdoor experience! School, scout and group programs are available by advance reservation and Family Programs and Special Events are available all year 'round!

Nearby Places

1
Scenic Chairlift Rides 9/17/2021 Mount Horeb - 2.52 miles away
2
Be TOGETHER Seed Collecting Event 9/25/2021 Cross Plains - 10.12 miles away
3
Verona Fall Fest 10/01/2021 Verona - 14.7 miles away
4
Family Day 5/23/2021 Spring Green - 15.22 miles away
5
Pick Me Up At the Border 9/24/2021 Fitchburg - 17.9 miles away
6
Concert Series: Sphinx Virtuosi 9/30/2021 Madison - 21.4 miles away
7
World Dairy Expo 9/28/2021 - 10/02/2021 Madison - 21.99 miles away
8
Art Fair on the Square 9/25/2021 - 9/26/2021 Madison - 22.12 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified

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Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • Install of a ventilation system and locked air entry to preserve the cave.
  • Created “small space” demo gardens for demonstrating back porch food production.
  • Worked with National Heritage Land Trust, County and State to establish a conservation easement.