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Russell Cave National Monument

3729 County Road 98, Bridgeport, AL 35740-6825
+1 256-495-2672
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Loved it!

The historical facts surrounding this cave are amazing. I loved listening to the guide and this is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jadestar62
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Jacksonville, Alabama
Great short stop!

Took my husband and three of my children (ages 12,10,and 2). The visitor center is nice and clean... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cecily C
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Jasper, Alabama
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good21%
  • Average28%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“nature trail” (7 reviews)
“visitor center” (10 reviews)
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3729 County Road 98, Bridgeport, AL 35740-6825
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+1 256-495-2672
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"nature trail"
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"visitor center"
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"stream flowing"
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"short stop"
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"park service"
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"nice walk"
in 3 reviews
"small museum"
in 3 reviews
"native americans"
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"local inhabitants"
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"picnic area"
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"staff was very friendly"
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"on display"
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"junior rangers"
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"chattanooga"
in 10 reviews
"shelter"
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"artifacts"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The historical facts surrounding this cave are amazing. I loved listening to the guide and this is well worth the side trip

Thank jadestar62
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my husband and three of my children (ages 12,10,and 2). The visitor center is nice and clean with a small museum and video about the cave. There is also a bathroom I didn't mind my toddler using :) you can pick how difficult your...More

Thank Cecily C
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

An experience in nature that is both relaxing and educational. Stop at the center for a view of the local inhabitants and exhibits. A learning and tranquil experience for all.

Thank Rebecca H
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great place to explore! Easy hiking trails, very well maintained & marked. Friendly park rangers, info plaques about wildlife & fauna. Excellent road trip pit stop. Well worth the short drive from Nashville, hour & half

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Even though I have lived in Alabama all of my life, I was not familiar with the history associated with Russell Cave. It is truly amazing to think about nomads and cave dwellers occupying the cave dating back to the BC years. We decided to...More

Thank juleighdawn
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful site, just a short drive from Chattanooga. It is tucked away in a valley dotted with well-kept farms but so well-marked it was really easy to find. The rangers are so friendly -- the museum though small has interesting displays and a...More

Thank Delia A
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

We were headed down the freeway on our way back home after a weekend in Chattanooga and saw the sign for Russell Cave. Since we had a few hours to spare, we decided to try his place out and I'm so glad we did!! There...More

2  Thank Alycia1981
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

My daughter and I spotted a sign while on a drive and had to stop since she collected National Park stamps...it was kinda off the main road, but once we got there we were so surprised. The ranger was so nice and told us all...More

1  Thank Writerwife
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

In the 1950s the National Geographic Society purchased a small (310 acres) tract of land and conducted a series of excavations. The Society gave the land to the American people in 1961 and Russell Cave National Monument was established. The site is not Disneyland. Entertainment...More

3  Thank drbmc
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

If your goal in life is to see yet another hole in the ground then this is the place for you. Waste another 2 minutes of your life.

1  Thank Bobby A
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