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Russell Cave National Monument

3729 County Road 98, Bridgeport, AL 35740-6825
+1 256-495-2672
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This was an accidental find

We were headed down the freeway on our way back home after a weekend in Chattanooga and saw the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Alycia1981
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Aviano, Italy
a beautiful spot to visit

My daughter and I spotted a sign while on a drive and had to stop since she collected National Park... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Writerwife
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“nature trail” (5 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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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank Alycia1981
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

Thank Writerwife
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

1  Thank drbmc
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.

Thank Bobby A
Reviewed 7 March 2017

After reading some of the other reviews I wasn't expecting much. Yes, it is small and yes, the museum part needs to be updated but we very much enjoyed our visit. It was informative and the ranger was very helpful. We were happy with this...More

1  Thank Julie R
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I have one hobby, chasing National parks:) With that being said, I had to get my stamp and cross this one off my list:) It is SMALL, REMOTE and if your not into archeology, then there isn't anything really here:( Probably explains WHY no one...More

Thank Jayjay099
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Very interesting historic site. There is an very good information center. No one except me and my friend when we were there. Also a great trail up the mountain.

1  Thank lenore j
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Saw the sign on I 24 and so we decided to see what this national monument was all about. We were greeted in the visitor's center by a friendly volunteer who explained what the cave was all about. The walk up to the cave itself...More

Thank Philip W
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Our family visited Russell Cave National Monument on a fall Saturday and had a great time. The park is about an hour from our house and we enjoy visiting National Park Service sites. Our kids really like participating in junior ranger programs. The visitors center...More

1  Thank GoVols79
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We went to Russell Cave as part of our road trip purely so we could say we had set foot in another state as it is in the very top corner of Alabama. We miss timed our journey somewhat and arrived about 10 minutes before...More

1  Thank Meggysmum
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