Longleaf Campground Closure Sept. 2-3
The Longleaf Campground will be closed from 10:00 am Tuesday, September 2 - 10:00 am Wednesday, September 3. The closure will allow for exotic plant removal.
A trail marking project is underway to identify trails with numbers instead of colored blazes. All hikers should use a compass and map when hiking in the park. More »
Operating Hours & Seasons
Congaree National Park is open 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. The park's trails and campgrounds are always open!
The Harry Hampton Visitor Center is open 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Tuesday-Saturday. The facility is closed on Sunday, Monday and all Federal Holidays. Restrooms and brochures are available 24 hours/day in the Visitor Center breezeway.
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.