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.
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 North America, only the conifer forests of the Western U.S. coastal region are substantially taller. East of the Mississippi, just a few patches of white pine and some cove forests in Great Smoky Mountains NP are taller. When compared to all of the world's forests, Congaree is among the tallest.