• Bald Cypress and Water Tupelo along Cedar Creek

    Congaree

    National Park South Carolina

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  • 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.

  • 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?

Students learn about the diverse forest community at Congaree National Park

Congaree National Park ranks among the most diverse forest communities in North America. There are 22 different plant communities in the park.