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Cave of the Mounds

View Website Favorite (25) 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

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Family Day 5/23/2021 Spring Green - 15.22 miles away
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Ocean Vuong: Book Reading and Q&A 4/22/2021 Madison - 21.4 miles away
4
Wisconsin Sound: Pro Arte Quartet (Virtual) 5/02/2021 Madison - 21.4 miles away
5
World's Largest Brat Fest - Build Your Own 2021 5/28/2021 - 5/31/2021 Madison - 21.49 miles away
6
Historic Preservation Month & Archaelogy Month 5/01/2021 - 5/31/2021 Madison - 21.87 miles away
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Canceled: Midwest Horse Fair 4/16/2021 - 4/18/2021 Madison - 22.1 miles away
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EMPOWER the Mind Body Spirit Wellness Expo 4/24/2021 Madison - 24.41 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.