Junior Ranger Program
A Junior Ranger Program is available for children up to twelve years old. Complete the junior ranger activities during your visit and receive an official Russell Cave Junior Ranger badge and certificate from a Park Ranger.
The Museum area contains information about the history of the cave and replicas of artifacts that were found in the cave excavations. Learn about the people who lived in the Cave Shelter 9000 years ago.
Did You Know?
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.