Perched atop the highest point in southern Wisconsin, Blue Mound State Park offers spectacular views and unique geological 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.
- Contact information
- For information, contact:
- Blue Mound State Park
4350 Mounds Park Rd.
Blue Mounds, WI 53517
Wisconsin State Park SystemBlue Mound State Park
- Blue Mound State Park is open year-round from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
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.
Please note: The pool at Blue Mound State Park may be closing a few weeks earlier in August of 2014 (to include Labor Day Weekend) for remodeling and upgrades. The pool will be open starting Memorial Day weekend of 2014 and keep its normal schedule throughout the summer until the remodeling and upgrades begin. If the timing of this changes, we will update the website. Any questions, please contact Blue Mound State Park at 608-437-5711.