• 2975 Cave of the Mounds Rd.
  • Blue Mounds
  • Blue Mounds, WI 53517
  • Phone: (608) 437-3038

Sugar-Free fun for the Whole Family!

Thursday and Friday – Tours on the hour
Saturday and Sunday – Tours every 15-30 Minutes 
Keys to the Cave membership benefits apply

Explore a candlelit cavern- Over 300 candles will illuminate the South Cavern

Enter the costume contest- Enter our HOLLOWeen costume contest in the Barn Discovery Center for a chance to win Keys to the Cave memberships. Everyone wearing a costume to our HOLLOWeen event will receive a bonus gemstone “treat”! (Costumes should be family friendly and must allow you to safely navigate tour. Projectile items (weapons, swords, etc…) are not permitted on tour.)

Trick-or-Treat for natural treasurs- Costumed youngsters trick-or-treat for rocks, fossils and gemstones at each stop along the Cave Tour route. The trick-or-treat gemstones are all included with your HOLLOWeen Cave Tour ticket.

Dig for buried bones-  Kids of all ages can dig for a buried bone in the Quarry’s Edge Fossil Dig. Buried bones can be turned in for a real dino bone fossil!

Take a Family hayride- Hayrides depart regularly throughout the day. Hayrides depart from the Barn Discovery Center at Cave of the Mounds for a 20 minute trip on the paved Brigham Trail up to Brigham County Park and back. These free family hayrides are made possible by support from Dane County Parks.

Become a Halloween scientist-  Head to the Barn Discovery Center for some sticky, bubbling, oozing experiments and sensory experiences and get answers to your tough science questions!

Go on a scavanger hunt-  This self-guided nature trail scavenger hunt is fun for all ages!

Enter the halloween coloring contest-  Kids of all ages can enter the annual HOLLOWeen Coloring Contest or color just for fun! All kids who submit a coloring entry receive a bonus “treat”!

  • Times: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: $18.95 for Adults $10.95 for Kids (ages 4-12)