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Perched atop the highest point in southern Wisconsin, Blue Mound State Park offers spectacular views and unique Locationgeological features. A swimming pool is available in during summer. Over 20 miles of scenic hiking, off-road biking, and cross-country ski trails, as well as a family campground, access to the Military Ridge State Trail with bike-in campsites, and a rustic cabin for people with disabilities make Blue Mound a popular destination year-round.

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Contact information
For information, contact:
Blue Mound State Park
4350 Mounds Park Rd.
Blue Mounds, WI 53517
608-437-5711

Wisconsin State Park SystemBlue Mound State Park

 A view from a field of rolling hills topped with colorful trees.

DNR Photo

Reserve campsites at Blue Mound State Park.


Park Info

Welcome!

  • Blue Mound State Park is open year-round from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Directions

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. Geographic coordinates are 43° 1' 28" N, 89° 50' 28" W.

By foot or bicycle, you can reach the park by way of the Military Ridge State Trail. The park access trail is about 0.7 mile west of Mounds Park Road on the Military Ridge Trail.

Park Fees

Friends Group and volunteering

In the Area

Department of Tourism Listings

Last revised: Tuesday September 30 2014