Well-known for its astonishing biodiversity and old-growth bottomland hardwood forest, Congaree National Park is a popular destination for nature lovers. The ecosystem in the park is sustained by the Congaree and Wateree Rivers that carry nutrients and sediments that support the trees and forest vegetation. This park, located in Hopkins, South Carolina, is a great place to relax, refresh, and enjoy quiet camping experiences.
Recreational opportunities are abundant in Congaree National Park for visitors and campers. From hiking on short and easy trails to long and strenuous ones, to nature, flora and fauna observation, you will have your hands full at the park. Canoeing and kayaking experiences on the park’s waters are always memorable too. Besides, you can fish in the park if you have a valid South Carolina fishing license, not to mention the educative and fun park’s ranger programs that are open to all.
Congaree National Park does not have RV/trailer sites, and supports only tent and hammock camping in its two campgrounds - Longleaf Campground and Bluff Campground. However, RV campgrounds are located in the nearby Ladson, Summerton, and Mt. Pleasant.
Congaree National Park was established in 2003.