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Explore Mount Horeb
Cave of the Mounds, a Registered National Natural Landmark, takes visitors through a cavern of colorful stalactites, stalagmites, waterfalls and other mineral formations. In addition to cave exploration enjoy beautiful rock gardens and walking trails. Located in the hills of Blue Mounds the limestone cave was accidentally discovered in 1939 and opened to visitors in 1940. Since it’s accidental discovery more than 60 years ago, visitors have been awed by this natural geologic wonder. Guided tours on paved, lighted walkways lead visitors past an unforgettable array of crystal formations. The constant temperature in the cave makes touring comfortable all year round.
This beautiful area is active in every season. From the Blue Mound State Park Candlelight Ski held in January to the Horribly Hilly Hundreds cycling competition, theMount Horeb area is host to an assortment of not-to-be-missed special events.
Tucked among the deep valleys and farmland of southern Wisconsin visitors can enjoy camping, fishing, golfing, swimming and a 39-mile recreation trail great for biking, hiking and jogging. Enjoy all of the Mount Horeb area attractions and be sure to come back often!