• Bald Cypress and Water Tupelo along Cedar Creek


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  • Spring Trail Conditions

    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 »

Park Newspaper

The Boardwalk Talk is the park's quarterly newspaper, which contains information about the latest happenings at Congaree National Park. The most recent issues will be made available for download below (in PDF format).

Summer 2012

Summer 2011- click to download

Spring 2011- click to download

Winter 2011-click to download

Fall 2010- click here to download

Summer 2010- click here to download

Spring 2010 - click here to download

Did You Know?

Conservationist Harry Hampton

Harry Hampton began the initial drive to save the Congaree back in the early 50's by using his column in "The State", South Carolina's main newspaper, entitled "Woods & Waters"?