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    Russell Cave

    National Monument Alabama

Plan Your Visit


Gnatcatcher nesting in a sweetgum tree.

Laura Bundy

Are We There Yet?

From courageous prehistoric hunters that witnessed the development of a new world to the evolution of the intriguing wildlife of Montague Mountain. Russell Cave has a unique mixture of cultural and natural history that is explored by thousands of visitors each year. To learn more about the park, visit the News section and download a copy of The Archaeologists! The Archaeologists contains information about park programs, maps, and articles about natural and cultural aspects of the park.

Did You Know?

Entrance Sign

Russell Cave National Monument gets its name from Thomas Russell and his family. They owned the property when the maps of the area were made around 1835 - 1928.