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Russell Cave National Monument

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3729 County Road 98, Bridgeport, AL 35740-6825
+1 256-495-2672
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Needle In A Haystack

Russell Cave is off the beaten path and is a nice drive through the country. Once there, it is a... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2016
Kent, Ohio
Early native home

Russell Cave National Monument is an amazing flash to the past. Ancient civilization began in the... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2016
Phil J
Wilmington, Delaware
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“visitor center” (10 reviews)
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3729 County Road 98, Bridgeport, AL 35740-6825
+1 256-495-2672
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Reviewed June 3, 2016

Russell Cave is off the beaten path and is a nice drive through the country. Once there, it is a look back in history and it is amazing. At the welcome center, a display of artifacts found at the sight are on display and cover...More

1  Thank Bulldog44240
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Russell Cave National Monument is an amazing flash to the past. Ancient civilization began in the area due to the cave allowing for a large and easy shelter from the environment. The boardwalk from the Visitor Center to the mouth of the cave is not...More

2  Thank Phil J
Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

We have been to many national monuments, this was okay. We were nearby so it was worth the visit. We learned a few this, had a nice walk, and took a break from driving.

2  Thank DGoat
Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

We passed a sign for this site and decided to stop. I am glad we did! Entry is free. They had a nice little bookstore/gift shop and a few exhibits. The park ranger was informative. The highlight of the stop is the beautiful boardwalk path...More

2  Thank drwatson32
Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Nice outdoor visit be ready to walk. May not be interesting to some depends on their interests. I have younger kids they could do with or without it but it is a place I would say is interesting at least one time.

1  Thank Rachel M
Reviewed November 6, 2015

This was an interesting place. The cave has been used for centuries as a place for people to live so that in itself is interesting. But, the beauty of some of these National Parks is that you get off the beaten path and see something...More

1  Thank Ken L
Reviewed October 21, 2015

The site is interesting and well explained. The pits and trenches were closed long ago, and its importance in understanding pre-Columbian history can't be understated.

Thank DowneastCornhusker
Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

This is a place that I have always wanted to go but just never have. It's off the road but not far. It is amazing preserved and the museum does a great job telling the history of the cave and the inhabitants. What is also...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed October 4, 2015

We stopped while on our way home from vacation. It is not to far off the main highway and the drive to the place was pleasant through a valley with mountain and farms around you. It is a short walk to see the cave which...More

1  Thank john b
Reviewed September 22, 2015

Great park/monument. We went to see it because my husbands family is from that area. The Rangers were very helpful and had lots of information, they were very friendly. The cave is very interesting and the area is beautiful.

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