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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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For information, contact:
Blue Mound State Park
4350 Mounds Park Rd.
Blue Mounds, WI 53517

Wisconsin State Park SystemBlue Mound State Park

Enjoy the many vistas from the top of Blue Mound.

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Reserve campsites at Blue Mound State Park.

Park Info


  • 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 will be open through Labor Day, but closed in August on the 19th, 21st, 26st, and 29th. It will be open Labor Day from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The pool at Blue Mound State Park will be undergoing renovations the fall of 2014 into the spring of 2015. A definite opening date for 2015 has not been set and there is a possibility it may be closed on Memorial Day weekend of 2015. We will continue to post updates on the status. If you have any questions, please contact Blue Mound State Park at 608-437-5711.

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Last revised: Thursday August 07 2014