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.
Operating Hours & Seasons
Congaree National Park is open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. The park's trails and campgrounds are always open!
The Harry Hampton Visitor Center is open 9:00 am-5:00 pm, 7 days per week through October 5, 2013.
Beginning October 6, 2013, the Harry Hampton Visitor Center will be open 9:00 am-5:00 pm Tuesday-Saturday. The facility will be closed on Sundays, Mondays and all Federal Holidays.
Did You Know?
Congaree National Park ranks among the most diverse forest communities in North America. There are 22 different plant communities in the park.