Congaree National Park, Hopkins

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  • The boardwalk is a great way to spend an hour or two. When we were here it was really hot and humid, and we got eaten alive by mosquitoes despite being doused in deet, but the walk allowed you to see ...  more »
  • A very good national park. The boardwalk hike is excellent. We saw deer and several kinds of birds. Do this walk in the spring or fall, it would be brutal in the summer. Also, do not forget to use DEE...  more »
  • This quiet, uncrowned park has a fascinating ecosystem. Because there aren’t many people a wide variety of bird song can be heard. We saw juvenile skinks, an amazing diversity of spiders and stunning ...  more »
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  • it's a national park! I really enjoyed the boardwalk self-guided tour. I was able to learn a lot about the area in this manner. The scenery is beautiful and the walk is only about two and a half miles Long. I was able to make this trip with a three-year-old. There seem to be a number of other off-road trails that would be much harder to enjoy with children. the park is not heavily visited that was not overrun with people because of this there is no admittance fee. I would love to go back and try some of the longer Trails out. Don't forget to get your passport stamps here!
  • Gorgeous park with lots of wildlife to spot! Highly recommended boardwalk accessible for all with excellent descriptions (around 2.5 miles). There is a little campground for tents, with very secluded and beautiful sites. The campsite has a toilet, but no running water. The visitor center nearby does have both, so you can freshen up there. Absolute bargain for 10 dollars!!
  • This park is absolutely incredible with its biodiversity. To me it wasn't too hot or humid (but I am from Florida!) and thought it was a great outdoor Saturday excursion. I went on a guided nature tour with Steve and Jim. They were very knowledgeable about the park and it really made the experience worth while. I would highly recommend going on one if you enjoy learning about and experiencing nature.
  • Very much enjoyed this tranquil natural beauty. Recommend seeing the video at the visitor center before starting on a hike. Be sure to bring water with you on the trails -- you will lose a lot in the high humidity. There is a water-bottle filling station next to the drinking fountains at the visitor center.
  • After visiting here, I realized that swamps just kind of creep me out. It's beautiful but eerie. On the Congaree River, this park is the largest portion of old-growth floodplain forest left in North America. Some of the trees are the tallest in the eastern United States. An elevated walkway called the Boardwalk Loop guides visitors through the swamp.
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