Cave of the Mounds

View Website Favorite (15) 2975 Cave Of The Mounds Rd - Blue Mounds, WI 53517
Information: 608-437-3038

March 15-Memorial Day Weekend: Weekdays 10am-4pm, Weekends 9am-5pm; Memorial Day-Labor Day: Tours depart frequently from 9am-6pm; After Labor Day to Nov 15: Weekdays 10am-4pm, Weekends 9 am-5pm; Nov 16-March 14: Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm; Weekdays please call for tour time.

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!

  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Caves

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Travel Green Wisconsin Certified


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.