Park Trail Conditions
Recent storms left damage on all park trails. Portions of the elevated boardwalk are currently closed. The lower boardwalk is open. Expect downed trees and debris on all trails and in Cedar Creek. Be prepared when hiking and canoeing.
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?
There are many natural lakes called “Oxbows” within Congaree National Park, which used to be bends in the Congaree River. Some formed thousands of years ago.