June 15, 2024

Three routes, two county tours, one result:
a painfully fun, must-do biking experience.

2024 marks the 21st Horribly Hilly Hundreds. “The Toughest One-Day Challenge Ride in the Midwest” is not to be missed by serious riders anywhere.


Weekend Naturalist Events

The DNR Naturalist Program at Blue Mound State Park hosts events every weekend between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Experience guided scenic hikes, history walks, junior explorers, and more with Park Naturalist Reed Cockrell.


Support Our Work

Whether you’re interested in making a donation or becoming actively involved, there are many ways you can make a difference.

Two runners competing during a trail race

Our Events

The Friends organize a variety of events each year to bring people to the park and raise funds for many projects, including trail building and maintenance, landscaping, playground equipment, educational programs, and invasive plant control.

Check the “Events” menu at the top of the page for more information on upcoming events.

What’s Happening

  • Horribly Hilly Volunteers Needed
    Volunteers are needed for the Horribly Hilly Hundreds on Saturday, June 15. Help at an aid station, at packet pickup and check-in, or at the finish line. We are asking volunteers to sign up for Read more…
  • Prairie Restoration Work Days
    The Friends have created a regular volunteer/work day schedule to help with prairie restoration and maintenance efforts at Blue Mound State Park.
  • March 2024 Newsletter
    Happy Spring! I love this time of year. The Friends of Blue Mound State Park welcome you to enjoy the beauty of Blue Mound State Park.The ground has begun to thaw and the sun is Read more…

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