Entrance to Congaree National Park is free. The park does not charge for admission, camping or any ranger led programs.
National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass
Congaree National Park does not sell or distribute the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass. This includes the Annual, Senior, Military or Access passes. Annual passes can be purchased at any national park site with an entrance fee, or by one of the following methods:
- call 1-888-275-8747
- visit https://store.usgs.gov/pass
Military, Senior or Access passes can be obtained by visiting any national park site that charges an entrance fee.
For Columbia area residents, you can purchase or obtain a pass by visiting the U.S. Forest Service office located at 4931 Broad River Road Columbia, SC. Their hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Please call (803) 561-4000 to make sure that passes are available.