South Carolina Visitor's Guide

Congaree National Park, South Carolina
Why It’s Cool: Hike, canoe, fish, kayak, or just walk around and enjoy the splendor that is Congaree. This is where you go to get that classic Southern landscape. While you're less likely to see a seersucker-clad gambler on a riverboat, you will be able to check out the expansive bottomland hardwood forest.

Where to Camp: There are two campsites at Congaree: Bluff and Longleaf.

When It’s Open: Congaree is open year-round, but we suggest visiting during spring and fall.

Cost: Backcountry camping is free, but the park’s two sites will make you pay: $5 per night for a regular tent site at Bluff; $10 per night at Longleaf. Book a reservation before you visit. For more information, visit the park's website.

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