Did you know that, in addition to stalactites, stalagmites, and other cave formations, Cave of the Mounds contains a wide variety of fossils? That’s right, ancient creatures are preserved in the rock right beneath our feet! Looking at these fossils can take our imaginations back to a time when Wisconsin was a totally different—and amazing—place.Read More
Planning a visit to a show cave near you or during your next vacation? New adventures need some forethought.- especially when travelling with children. Here are some common ways to prepare – and important things to know – before you descend into the hollows!
We are so proud and honored to announce that Cave of the Mounds National Natural Landmark was nominated for and received the 2017 Governor’s Tourism Stewardship Award.
Here is the nomination:
“Not only is Cave of the Mounds one of the top natural tourist destinations in the state, but the attraction also strives to be a leader in the community and industry. With it’s geological wonder below ground and an Environmental Education Center above ground, Cave of the Mounds weaves environmental stewardship, conservation and education into every aspect of their operation. From creating eco-friendly parking lots, to preserving surrounding grounds by planting native prairie and savanna plants, Cave of the Mounds has continually worked to preserve a fragile natural treasure while maintaining a viable business. As a founding member of Travel Green Wisconsin, Cave of the Mounds has remained on the forefront of stewardship and conservation efforts in Wisconsin’s tourism Industry.”
Cave of the Mounds was featured as #1 on a list of 10 unique date ideas in Wisconsin. The list was posted on onlyinyourstate.com.
Here’s the link: You Will Love These 10 Unique Date Ideas in Wisconsin
MetroParent of Southeast Michigan highlighted Cave of the Mounds as one of the Coolest Caves in the Midwest. Check it out! Coolest Caves in the Midwest
Coolest Caves in the Midwest
Cave of the Mounds was featured on TMJ4’s Wisconsin Tonight TV program in Milwaukee to talk about our popular Cave After Dark events. CAve After Dark is a series of themed events for adults