June 1, 2024

Registration is open for the 20th almost annual edition of the Blue Mound Trail Run on June 1, 2024.  We’ll have two distances as in past years, but this year we’re bumping the long one up to 20K in honor of the 20th annual.  


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.


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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

  • 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…
  • History of BMSP Bike Trails
    The official beginning of the singletrack bike trails at Blue Mound State Park dates to 2000 when a variance to the Master Development Plan was written by DNR staff to allow for the presence of Read more…

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