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    Russell Cave

    National Monument Alabama

Boy Scouts

Scouts learning to use blow gun

Mary Dawson showing scouts how to use the blow gun that was used during the Mississippian Time Period at Russell Cave.

Antoine Fletcher

To learn more about scout projects and how to earn merit badges in the park email Mary Dawson, Scout Coordinator, or call her at 256-495-2672.

 
geology

Geology Merit Badge

Boy Scouts of America

Geology

 
Indian Lore Merit Badge

Indian Lore Merit Badge

Boy Scouts of America

Indian Lore

 
Mammal Study Merit Badge

Mammal Study Merit Badge

Boy Scouts of America

Mammal Study

 
Orienteering Merit Badge

Orienteering Merit Badge

Boy Scouts of America

Orienteering

 
Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger

Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger

NPS

Resource Stewardship

Did You Know?

Left Entrance to Russell Cave

The Russell Cave National Monument area used to be under the sea during the Mississippian Period around 350 million years ago? Fossils of brachipods, corals and crinoids have been discovered in the limestone rocks and weathered soils at the site.