Thursday, December 22, 2016

Winter has arrived  and the park is a great place to ski or snowshoe.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

  Friends funds are contributing to trail improvement on the Chert Dip single track trail.

Mountain biking is popular at the park.

Friday, June 24, 2016

On Saturday, June 18th over 1000 riders tested themselves at the 14th annual Horribly Hilly Hundreds Bike Event.  On a near perfect day riders experienced the camaraderie and  highs and lows of long distance cycling. Thanks to all who participated and volunteered in this major fundraiser for the Friends of Blue Mound State Park.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Our Fundraiser Blue Mound Trail Run, June 4 was well attended and a great success!

Friday, April 22, 2016

Spring is a great time to visit the park.
 Spring flowers are blooming.

The bluebirds have started building nests and laying eggs.  There are 15 bluebird boxes at the park and a committee of volunteers monitors the boxes once a week all summer.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

The ski trails were still in great shape on 
February 6th.

Hikers and skiers enjoyed the good weather and snow conditions at our second candlelight ski/snowshoe event .

Monday, January 4, 2016

Our first candlelight ski event on Saturday, January 2nd was well attended. We were blessed with nice weather and good snow conditions this year.
Many enjoyed the campfire outside.

And others relaxed inside with hot cocoa or cider.

On another note, the proposed Master Plan Amendment for the park has been updated. Check it out here.  It will be presented at the January 27th Natural Resources Board meeting. For more information see the January agenda.