Entrance to Congaree National Park is free. There is no fee to enter the park.
Annual passes can be purchased at any national park site with an entrance fee, or by one of the following methods:
Military, Senior or Access passes can also be obtained by visiting any national park site that charges an entrance fee.
For Columbia area residents, you may be able to 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 in advance to make sure that passes are available.
Last updated: July 19, 2023