Congaree National Park - image obtained from park's Facebook page.

Due to the approach of Hurricane Dorian, Congaree National Park will close at 12 noon on Wednesday, Sept. 4.

The park, including all trails, facilities and campgrounds, will remain closed until further notice. For current park information, please visit


Astonishing biodiversity exists in Congaree National Park, the largest intact expanse of old growth bottomland hardwood forest remaining in the southeastern United States. Waters from the Congaree and Wateree Rivers sweep through the floodplain, carrying nutrients and sediments that nourish and rejuvenate this ecosystem and support the growth of national and state champion trees.

General Information
The Harry Hampton Visitor Center is normally open 7 days a week from 9 am-5 pm, and is closed all Federal Holidays.
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