Bates Fork Area Closure: May 9-11
The Bates Fork area will be closed to the public from 6 pm on Thurs, May 9, to 7 am on Sat., May 11. USDA resource management activities will be conducted day and night during this time period. Call 803-647-3960 for info.
Maps and Brochures
The following are available for download in Adobe PDF format
Directions from Columbia Metropolitan Airport - Download (PDF - 199KB)
Trail Guide - Download (PDF - 552KB)
Birds of Congaree National Park- Download (PDF- 161 KB)
Trees, Shrubs, and Vines Partial Species List- Download (PDF- 660 KB)
Fishing Regulations- Download (PDF-1,318 KB)
Congaree History- Download (PDF-1,154 KB)
Common Tree Identification- Download (PDF-345 KB)
Big Tree Brochure- Download (PDF-889 KB)
Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians Partial Species List- Download (PDF-1.43 MB)
Beetles & Mosquitos Partial Species List- Download (PDF-417 KB)
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.