Fees & Reservations

Congaree National Park does not charge entrance fees.

All visitors planning to camp at either the Longleaf or Bluff Campgrounds are required to make reservations via Recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777. The park does charge the following nominal fees for camping in the park's campgrounds:

  • Longleaf Campground: $10 for a regular tent site; $20 for a group site
  • Bluff Campground: $5 for a regular tent site

(Senior and Access Pass holders receive a 50% discount on the above fees)

Backcountry Camping: Camping in the backcountry is FREE and requires a permit that can be obtained at the Harry Hampton Visitor Center Monday thru Sunday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Wilderness Canoe Tours: Ranger-guided Wilderness Canoe tours are FREE and are offered in the spring and fall and require reservations.

Longleaf Pine Habitat
Endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker Longleaf Pine Habitat.

NPS Photo

Last updated: October 12, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

100 National Park Road
Hopkins, SC 29061


(803) 776-4396

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