• Bald Cypress and Water Tupelo along Cedar Creek

    Congaree

    National Park South Carolina

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    Trails have been adversely impacted by an active flood season and the recent ice storm. They are littered with debris which makes them very hard to navigate. Markers are also missing. All hikers should use a compass and map when hiking in the park. More »

For Kids

Family looking at Loblolly pine.

Family exploring the boardwalk while working on Junior Ranger books.

NPS/Lauren Gurniewicz

Visitors of all ages are invited to participate in Congaree National Park's Junior Ranger program. Stop by the Harry Hampton Visitor Center to pick up your Junior Ranger program book. Complete the activities and earn an official Congaree National Park Junior Ranger patch and badge!

 

Did You Know?

Students learn about the diverse forest community at Congaree National Park

Congaree National Park ranks among the most diverse forest communities in North America. There are 22 different plant communities in the park.