Astronomy and Night Sky Programs
Russell Cave National Monument provides the perfect setting to witness remarkable night sky mysteries. Distant galaxies, exploding stars, and revolving planets that are light years away are waiting to be discovered by the next generation of astronomers. As the sky slowly dims into twilight, the magic of the Milky Way begins to unfold. So, keep your eye on the sky and regularly check our website to see when the next celestial adventure is scheduled.
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.