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?
Broken pieces of pottery are called "sherds". The National Park Service found over 13,000 pottery sherds at Russell Cave National Monument. Almost all types of pottery from the local region were found at this site. The pots were used for storage and cooking.