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!
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