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The most beautiful cave in Wisconsin and the upper Midwest, Cave of the Mounds lies just off U.S. Highways 18/151 in Blue Mounds, WI. The United States Department of the Interior and the National Park Service designated Cave of the Mounds a National...more
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2975 Cave of the Mounds Rd, Blue Mounds, WI 53517-9413
All reviews gift shop beautiful formations our tour guide above ground narrow areas light jacket the hour long tour short video bring a jacket natural wonder year round take pictures stalactites and stalagmites nice tour great for kids whole family visitor center
The caves are on the smaller side but there are many formations and colors. The tour guide was great and because it was October the kids got to “trick or treat” in the cave during the tour. They handed out cool rocks and fossils and...More
I chaperoned my daughter's 3rd grade class to the caves and I really enjoyed myself! There is so much to see and learn here!! And the plus side, the kids enjoyed it as well! Definately recommend the caves to anyone of any age!
I had gone here years ago in grade school and had been eager to share the experience with my own kids ever since. Cave of the Mounds did not disappoint! It was as extraordinary as I remembered for everyone in my family including adults and...More
If you are nearby, definitely stop. We got there just in time to start next & last tour of the day. The underground cave tour was good and informative, though I found myself asking questions about the formations that I felt the guide should have...More
I visited Cave Of The Mounds after the House on the Rock which is only a short distance away. The cave formations here are simply amazing. The tours were only about ten people each and the tour guides were very friendly. I would definitely come...More
A friend and I made a last minute decision to include the Cave of the Mounds as part of our vacation itinerary, and we were both glad we did. The speleothems (cave formations) are beautiful and fascinating. The guides do an excellent job explaining things...More
Our high school tour guide knew his stuff. He shared myriad details as we explored the various elements of this unique natural wonder. There was one part of the tour that was quite narrow but we could go another way if that bothered anyone. All...More
This is truly a beautiful, small cave that everyone enjoys. We are lucky enough to live near the Cave of the Mounds so my kids get to visit it regularly. They have great tours, summer camps and the staff is always wonderful!
They might enjoy downtown Mt. Horeb. It's cute and quaint with lots of little shops and a short drive to the Cave of the Mounds. If they're into rocks, they might enjoy the gift shop but it's small and crowded. i wasn't... More
They might enjoy downtown Mt. Horeb. It's cute and quaint with lots of little shops and a short drive to the Cave of the Mounds. If they're into rocks, they might enjoy the gift shop but it's small and crowded. i wasn't impressed.