South Cedar Creek Canoe Launch Closed June 10-14
The South Cedar Creek Canoe Launch will be closed June 10-14 while park staff prepares the area for an upcoming parking area expansion project. Paddlers may access Cedar Creek from Bannister Bridge, along Old Bluff Rd during the closure. More »
Bates Fork Area Closure: June 12-14
The Bates Fork area will be closed to the public from 6 pm on Wed. June 12, to 7 am on Fri June 14. USDA resource management activities will be conducted day and night during this time period. Call 803-647-3960 for info.
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 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?
In 2003, Congaree became the first and only national park in South Carolina. Until then, it was known as Congaree Swamp National Monument.