Visit Nations Largest Tracts of Old-Growth Bottomland Forest

Congaree National Park 

Old-growth trees at Congaree National Park

Cypress and tupelo thrive in the floodplain of Congaree National Park
Cypress and tupelo thrive in the floodplain of Congaree National Park

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Congaree National Park protects the nation's largest remaining tracts of southern old-growth bottomland forest as well as a significant expanse of associated floodplain, resource waters and upland ecosystem. Experience cypress, tupelo, oak, beech, elm, maple and many other trees that tower overhead.

 

Last updated: September 22, 2015