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.