• Bald Cypress and Water Tupelo along Cedar Creek

    Congaree

    National Park South Carolina

Management

Congaree National Park was authorized by Congress in 1976 to preserve the largest intact tract of old-growth bottomland hardwood forest remaining in the southestern United States.

Like each of its sister national parks, Congaree must balance the competing demands of its dual mission: providing for a fulfilling visitor experience and preserving the natural and cultural resources located here.

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