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Interesting place for a short visit

Russell Cave has an interesting history of human habitation, and the ranger-lead tour made it come... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Kevin032452
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Boise, Idaho
American Indians lived here from 11,000 years

Not the most exciting place to visit. When the visitor center is open, there are inside bathrooms... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
S8674RWsusanm
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Shelby Township, Michigan
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Russell Cave has an interesting history of human habitation, and the ranger-lead tour made it come alive. But the cave itself, well you don't get to go in the cave. you get to look at the excavations in the mouth of the cave, in order...More

Thank Kevin032452
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Not the most exciting place to visit. When the visitor center is open, there are inside bathrooms. Small display explaining how the Indians used the cave during the cold months of the year. Some artifacts. The ranger was very helpful. Snakes live near the boardwalk...More

1  Thank S8674RWsusanm
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Intriguing site. Watch the 7 min intro movie which explains the nature of the site and the artifacts found nearby and in the cave. For those with kids, take them on the nature path. It is steep, so wear good shoes because the trail is...More

Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful place to visit. This is a must see. This is well worth the little drive. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Vickie Y
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Russell Cave served as a place of shelter for local indigenous people for thousands of years. Excavations at the site have uncovered a treasure trove of artefacts including pottery, arrowheads, human remains and more. The visitors center has a number of interesting displays outlining the...More

Thank T4232XIjohnb
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Small National Park that is an easy 45 min drive from Chattanooga. Movie in visitor center explains the significance of the cave and the artifacts found in it. Artifacts are also on view in the visitor’s center. The walk to the cave is on a...More

Thank SoxFan_2013
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Located a short distance outside of Bridgeport Alabama: this is maintained by the National Park Service. It is easy to find: just follow the signs. A short path leads you to the cave, that you can view- but only observe from a observation deck that...More

1  Thank Greg B
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This is an important archeological site that was occupied from 10,000BC. Has an interesting small museum with artifacts from the cave. There is a nature trail and the cave itself is impressive from the outside, but you can’t go far in, so not much to...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

This is amazing! It is the most conclusive and complete archaeological site of Native Americans for the last 17 thousand years. The cave is probably one block of a walk. Easily gotten to on a boardwalk sidewalk. There are also some hiking trails. Do not...More

1  Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed June 5, 2018

I visited here a few times when I was young. The parks in this area are all beautiful. Native heritage and wild spaces are important to the people of this region.

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