National Natural Landmarks

Congaree River Swamp

Congaree River Swamp
Congaree River Swamp

The Congaree River Swamp is the most extensive, mature cypress-gum swamp and bottomland hardwood forest complex in South Carolina. Located within Congaree National Park, the site provides a sanctuary for wildlife.

Location: Richland County, SC

Year designated: 1974

Acres: 21,811

Ownership: Federal

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Please remember, National Natural Landmarks (NNLs) are not national parks. NNL status does not indicate public ownership, and many sites are not open for visitation.

Last updated: September 8, 2016

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