7 Things You Can’t Miss on Your First Visit to Congaree National Park

Planning a trip to the floodplains of the South? Congaree National Park is the wild heart of South Carolina, home to towering trees and winding waterways. With some of the county’s largest Chestnut Oaks and Loblolly Pines located within the park, it is breathtaking to stand beneath the towering giants. Each year the springtime rains bring flooding conditions to the park, giving new life to the floodplain ecosystem. Congaree National Park is one of the smaller national parks, but there is no shortage of activities. Here are my top 7 things you can’t miss on your first visit to Congaree National Park.

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