Frequently Asked Questions
How did Russell Cave receive it's name?
When was Russell Cave founded?
Which President declared Russell Cave a National Monument?
What are the bolts in the top of the cave for?
Are there bats in the cave?
Are there snakes in the area?
How long are the hiking trails?
How many people lived in the cave at one time?
How many people visit Russell Cave each year?
How many acres does Russell Cave National Monument have?
Where does the water come from that flows into the cave?
Are there fish in the cave stream?
Did You Know?
Site 44 of the North Alabama Birding Trail is located at Russell Cave National Monument. Researchers have identified more than 115 species of birds at this site. This photo shows a blue gray gnatcatcher nesting in spring.