Trails have been adversely impacted by an active flood season and winter ice storms. They are littered with debris and many markers are missing. All hikers should use a compass and map when hiking in the park. A trail marking project is underway. More »
Numerous portages exist along Cedar Creek. Please plan accordingly when preparing to paddle in the park and be sure you are prepared for a safe trip.
Congaree National Park strives to keep the public informed about news events which occur within the park and about upcoming projects and programs by providing press releases to local and regional news providers and by posting current news releases on this website.
If you are a member of the media, please contact the Public Information Officer for additional information about Congaree.
Did You Know?
Within the park are cattle mounds. These mounds were built to allow livestock to climb to higher ground during floods. In 1996 these mounds were added to the National Register of Historic Places