Fees & Passes

Park Admission

Entrance to Congaree National Park is free.

National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass

As of 2022, Congaree National Park sells and issues all America the Beautiful National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Passes. This includes the Annual, Senior Annual, Lifetime Senior, Military, Access, and Every Kid Outdoors 4th Grade passes. Please call (803) 776-4396 in advance to ensure passes are available the date of your visit. Pass sales (including free passes) may be limited at this time due to staff availability. Please call ahead!

In the event staff is unavailable to sell or issue a pass at Congaree, please note that 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 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: February 28, 2022

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100 National Park Road
Hopkins , SC 29061


803 776-4396

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