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)