Longleaf Campground Closure Sept. 2-3
The Longleaf Campground will be closed from 10:00 am Tuesday, September 2 - 10:00 am Wednesday, September 3. The closure will allow for exotic plant removal.
A trail marking project is underway to identify trails with numbers instead of colored blazes. All hikers should use a compass and map when hiking in the park. More »
NPS/Congaree National Park
Congaree's "classroom" is filled with a wide variety of potential lessons, for both teachers and students, about the natural and cultural history of the area. We invite you and your students to explore the park as an extension of your classroom.
Self-guided and ranger-guided education programs are available. Professional development opportunities also exist, as teachers can participate in the Teacher-Ranger-Teacher program each summer.
If you have questions, would like more information about education programs, or you would like to schedule a program, please send an email containing the following information:
Name of School
Visits are not confirmed until you have received a response and confirmation from the park. Dates are filled on a first come, first serve basis.
Did You Know?
The Harry Hampton Visitor Center is the first national park visitor center built in partnership with Army and Air Force National Guard civil engineering units, the South Carolina Richland County Delegation, Richland County and Columbia’s River Alliance.