• Bald Cypress and Water Tupelo along Cedar Creek

    Congaree

    National Park South Carolina

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  • Trail Conditions

    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 »

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?

Construction on the Harry Hampton Visitor Center

The Harry Hampton Visitor Center is the first national park visitor center built in partnership with Army and Air Force National Guard civil engineering units, the South Carolina Richland County Delegation, Richland County and Columbia’s River Alliance.