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Cave of the Mounds

View Website Favorite (23) 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!

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Holiday Tree Lighting 12/05/2020 New Glarus - 16.71 miles away
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Run Santa Run 5k 12/05/2020 Fitchburg - 19.37 miles away
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Santa Day 12/05/2020 Mineral Point - 21.32 miles away
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Gallery Night 12/06/2019 - 12/08/2019 Mineral Point - 21.52 miles away
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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.