• Bald Cypress and Water Tupelo along Cedar Creek


    National Park South Carolina

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  • Trail Conditions

    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 »

  • Paddling Conditions

    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.

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?

Learning Center Entrance

Congaree National Park hosts the Old-Growth Bottomland Forest Research and Education Center. Research Learning Centers function as scientific laboratories and research libraries that enhance learning opportunities within our National Parks.