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?
Most of the pottery found at Russell Cave is less than 2500 years old. Some pottery types lasted for hundreds of years while others were only used a few years. The last pottery used in the Cave was broken around A.D. 1500 to 1650.