Location, direction and Contact

At the Mound's southern end is a 1,250 foot long line of rocks aligned in a east-west direction. Blue Mound State Park is on the tallest hill in southern Wisconsin, about 25 miles west of Madison.

Blue Mound State Park is just north of the Village of Blue Mounds, about 25 miles west of Madison via US Highway 18/151. From Highway 18/151, go north on County Highway F and turn left on County Highway ID into Blue Mounds. Go west on Highway ID about a half mile to Mounds Road. Turn right (north) and follow Mounds Road north through town. (Mounds Road becomes Mounds Park Road once you leave the village.) The park entrance is one mile north of the intersection of Highway ID and Mounds Road.

From Utah Blue Mounds State Park is near Luverne (MO).

Little Norway, which is a recreation of an early Wisconsin Norwegian settlement and is just down the road from the Cave of the Mounds. Bluemound State Park is also located within an easy drive from here.

By foot or bicycle, you can reach the park by way of the Military Ridge State Trail. For safety, hikers should hike the trail in the opposite direction, facing oncoming cyclists. The park access trail is about .7 mile west of Mounds Park Road on the Military Ridge Trail.


Blue Mound State Park
4350 Mounds Park Rd
Blue Mounds, WI 53517
United States
888-947-2757 (toll free)

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